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Date:  date unknown

Description: Fred, Donna and Ellen Taylor on a pier jutting out into a lake. A cabin sits nearby nestled in trees.

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Polar Bear Club

Date: 1997-01-01 

Description: "Polar Bear Club of Port Washington."

Date: 1933-07-17 

Description: A large group of children plays in a sandbox at The Capital Times Kiddie Camp.

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Waterskier Pyramid

Date:  

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...

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...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of family members dressed in bathing suits, sitting on rock strewn incline in front of a cottage. One man is dressed in trousers and sh...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ellen, Donna and Fred Taylor standing on dock of a lake with a string of fish held up between them.

Date:  

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...

Photograph

Polar Bear Club

Date: 1997-01-01 

Description: "Polar Bear Club of Port Washington."

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:  date unknown

Description: A collection of images from Nettland's Roll Inn and other sites around the Dells including: the Narrows, Stand Rock, Lone Rock, and the beach at Lake Delto...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Florence (Bis) Lloyd Jones sits in the water at the edge of a lake, probably Lake Monona, wearing inflatable water wings.

Date: 1931 

Description: View of a beach with a group of sunbathers posing around a large billboard that reads: "The only safe clean sandy beach in the Dells."

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...

Photograph

Sun Bathing

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Women sun bathe near an express highway in Milwaukee.

Date: 1931 

Description: Men and women, some in bathing suits, pose in front of the Gallop Inn Resort restaurant.

Date: 1953-05-22 

Description: Children of the University class of 1928 put on a show for their parents' 25th class reunion that depicted scenes of the UW campus in 1928. Lucia Koltes we...

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Group on Lakeshore

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two boys in swimsuits and two well-dressed men pose beside a rowboat which has been pulled up on the sandy shore of, most likely, Lake Mendota.

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