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Photograph

Water Skiing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman skiing behind a boat, with a man in the foreground standing in the boat near a Johnson outboard motor.

Photograph

Polar Bear Club

Date: 1997-01-01 

Description: "Polar Bear Club of Port Washington."

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Mary Brandel, her mother, and a friend pose together wearing bathing suits. Trees and a lake are behind them, and the shadow of the photographer can be see...

Date: 1934-04-27 

Description: Three little girls, members of the Emerson Fresh Air school and the Longfellow Nutrition room, play with puppies in the Capital Times Kiddie Camp di...

Date: 1925 

Description: Mary Brandel, right, in bathing cap, poses with two friends on a pier to which a rowboat is moored. They are all wearing bathing suits. The far shoreline o...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Magda Moses Herzberger (child at center) standing with relatives dressed in bathing suits in front of a resort in Turda, Romania.

Date: 1955-07-12 

Description: Joanna "Josie" Mayer and her water skiing partner, Jimmy Schneiders, water ski side by side on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1955-07-12 

Description: Bette Sonneland and her children, Kim (age 3) and Kristin (9 months), enjoy Lake Mendota in a rubber boat near the home of Bette's parents, Dr. and Mrs. Ed...

Date: 1980-07-25 

Description: A family relaxes by their backyard pool, while a father tosses his infant son gently in the air.

Photograph

Bathing Beauties

Date: 1932-06-10 

Description: Fanchon & Marco girls on pier. (Twelve bathing beauties in bathing suits on Willows pier)

Date:  ca.

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:  date unknown

Description: Slightly elevated view of a wooden in-board motorboat on Lake Superior. Two men are in the front seat, and two bathing beauties are riding in the back wavi...

Photograph

Flooded Park Street

Date: 1948-07-20 

Description: Flooded South Park Street underpass, with car stalled in three feet of water. A train is on the railroad bridge above. A young boy and girl wearing bathing...

Historical Object

121 - Array of Camp Outfits

Date:  

Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying a group portrait and a swatch of blue cloth from the official camp uniform. Original caption notes: "Our camp ou...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the changing rooms and diving platform at the lake. Men and women sit on the dock. Trees line the lake.

Postcard

Lakeside Scenes

Date: 1932-09-19 

Description: Four views near Lake Superior including two scenes of boats and docks near the ore docks, a bathing scene showing a group of people swimming in the lake an...

Date: 1930 

Description: Hand-colored image of two swimmers sitting on a pier with their legs in the water at a camp in West Point sponsored by Neighborhood House. Several other sw...

Date: 1917 

Description: Jack Mulhall and Louise Lovely meet on a beach surrounded by young women wearing bathing costumes composed mostly of seaweed in "Sirens of the Sea" (Univer...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Group portrait of eight men standing in a line wearing bathing suits. Two of the men have the words "Eau Claire Wis" on their tank tops. This is probably...

Date: 1931-05-26 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison crew team holding their long oars, with coxswain on a pier on Lake Mendota.

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