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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

Date: 1923 

Description: Boys line up on pier for swimming race at Camp Wakanda.

Photograph

Boys on a Boathouse

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from Lake Mendota of five boys sitting on the railing of a boathouse at 216 Langdon Street. From left to right are: Marshall Hanks, Max Mason, Clarenc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three women and two men in swimming suits wade in the river, while two women sit in a rowboat on shore, possibly the Matt Olson farm campground.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Original caption: "Wally Reid and Billy ready for a swimming lesson in the pool at the beautiful Reid home."

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Standing outside of a cabin at Cormican's on Clam Lake is a man holding up a large fish and a girl in a bathing suit and cap holding a paddle.

Date: 1945-06-28 

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...

Date: 1928-07-07 

Description: Colorized postcard of the bathing beach near the tourist camping site in Devil's Lake State Park. A diving tower appears on the right with a woman diving f...

Photograph

Devil's Lake Beach

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking out at beach scene at Devil's Lake. There are benches on the shore where vacationers observe the swimmers. Two wooden structures have ladders...

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Description: Mary Brandel, peeking from behind a tree, poses with two men and a woman. They are all wearing bathing suits. There is a cottage and a lake in the backgrou...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A large slide at Pease's Resort on the shore of the Upper Eau Claire Lake. Children are in the water near stairs that go up the hill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ten young men in swimming suits pose in a line on a riverbank.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Portrait of a small group of men, women, and children standing waist-deep in the water.

Photograph

Two Men in Lake

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two men in swimming suits shake hands while standing in thigh deep water.

Date: 1956-06-07 

Description: Nine men from the University of California rowing crew hold eight oars while standing on a dock on the University of Wisconsin campus. Posed in the order i...

Date: 1938 

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...

Date: 1987-07-20 

Description: A little girl offers her place at a fountain to a large Newfoundland-mix dog who takes a drink on a hot day.

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Description: People sunbathe on a crowded beach along the Ohio River. A shaded pavilion stands on the beach at left and an American flag flies from a slide in the wate...

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Description: Children swimming in a lake as part of Highlander Folk School's Koinonia Children's Camp.

Date: 1931-03-18 

Description: Two female Dolphin Club members in bathing suits take an acrobatic pose on the diving board of the Lathrop Hall pool.

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