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Description: Two women motorboating and waving to the photographer.
Date: date unknown
Description: View from water of a log rolling contest. One man is still upright and the other has fallen into the water. A boat is visible to the left and trees line th...
Description: Two men in bathing suits pose for portrait. They have their arms around each other and are smiling.
Description: Girls scouts boating on Lake Katrina at Camp Brandenburg near Springfield Corners. Pictured pushing the rowboat is Mary Lou Steinike. In the rowboat from...
Description: Several views of the University of Wisconsin-Madison tub race. Several men race in wooden tubs while others watch from boats or a dock.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: A view of several people sitting and standing under a tree in front of a beach area at Devil's Lake State Park. People are swimming and wading in the water...
Description: View down counter of women and men sitting and drinking beer or soda. Two men stand on the back left. One woman is wearing a bathing cap, and other women a...
Description: A group of children and adults at a wading pool in a park.
Description: Men's day at an indoor pool. A view from the balcony on the second floor overlooking one man sitting on the edge of the pool below.
Description: Photographic postcard of the swimming pool on top of the mounds in Blue Mounds State Park. There are people swimming as well as standing around the sides o...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: People swimming and diving in Monona Bay near the Brittingham Park bath house. The railroad causeway is in the background.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: A beach on Lake Michigan near the Milwaukee Yacht Club. Men, women, and children relax on the beach. In the background many boats are on the water.
Description: Portrait of Nancy Keenan standing on a beach in a lifeguard swimming suit. She is one of 7 women lifeguards out of a group of 19 who patrol the Madison be...
Description: Miss Helen King models a new rubber bathing costume with beach ball. This was the current fashion of the day and was made by U.S. Rubber Co.
Description: Group portrait of Louanne Roberts, at left, and Marilyn Jones, at right, pictured at the Willows Beach which officially opened for the summer. Both girls p...
Description: Chulew family (from left): Marcia, Natalie, and Manny at Schwartz's Resort.
Description: Tia Nelson, 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Nelson, 3010 Oxford Road, dives into Lake Mendota. She was one of Madison's most outstanding young swimmer...
Description: Young girl sitting in a paddleboat on the water. The girl wears a swimming cap and a one-piece swimsuit, and has her hands on the handles that spin the pad...
Description: View of a woman in a bathing suit and a toddler at Brittingham Park.
Description: Seven skiers in a pyramid. Four men are on waterskis on the bottom and three women are standing on top of their shoulders. The women wear unusual conical h...
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