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Description: Helen King, rear view, modeling a 1934 rubber bathing suit, made by U.S. Rubber Company.
Date: date unknown
Description: Several women and children wearing dresses or swimming suits gather around two tents set up in a wooded area. A dirt road passes through the foreground.
Description: Caption below the illustration reads, "ON A CHICAGO BEACH in 1922 policewomen, patrolling the sands on behalf of morality, confront three offenders." Two p...
Description: People relax on the beach while others wade in the water or watch from the boardwalk.
Description: A group of people bathe at Miller's Swimming Hole at Elk Springs. Three people prepare to dive into the water while others swim or sit on the rocks.
Description: Beach scene at Lake Ripley, Cambridge, Wisconsin, showing three young women under an umbrella.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Adults and children mill about on the beach shore, while others wade in the water. In the distance are cottages and other buildings, possibly summer homes...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Popular bathing beaches like this one on Lake Michigan offered relief from the heat as well as the opportunity to be seen in the latest fashions of the 191...
Description: Children swimming and jumping off pier into lake. An adult woman appears to be supervising the children.
Description: Evangelist W. P. Butler with hand upraised and Rev. Joseph Washington, pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church stand beside Lulu Elroy who is about to be baptize...
Description: Men, women, and children stand in long rows along the beach, with fingers touching their shoulders, caught in the middle of an exercise movement. A crowd o...
Description: Frank O. King paints his character "Uncle Walt" onto a rowboat. The boy in the background on a pier is King's grand-nephew David Witt Nye.
Description: Woman stays cool by sitting in a small plastic pool while pouring cups of water on her head.
Date: 1947 ca.
Description: Pela Rosen Alpert, holding badminton racket, at a cottage belonging to the Schain family; Sweden.
Description: A group of people wearing swimming suits toss a beach ball on the sand at Beaver Brook. There are several swimmers, a dock, and several boats in the backg...
Description: Beach on the Wisconsin River. There is a group of bathers in the water, and a group of tourists on a nearby rock. A steamboat is passing by in the distance...
Description: A group of sunbathing adults and children stands and sits near a blanket, folding chairs, and umbrella set up on a beach. In the background, swimmers gath...
Description: Two identical cut-out images (one accented with red coloring) of two women in bathing suits and caps posing on a path surrounded by foliage, from a scrapbo...
Description: Art Ensign (left) and Chuck Steele seated in the lifeguard tower at Madison's Lakefront Beach. The City of Madison has placed experienced lifeguards at 8 b...
Description: Three men and three women outfitted for swimming and fishing pose in a tree by a river. The man on the upper left is probably N.S. Samdahl, and the man bel...
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