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Bathing Beauties

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women strike a pose on the beach wearing bathing suits. One woman wears a bathing cap, the other a headband.

Date: 1933-07-13 

Description: Five boys experiment with diving apparatus on a diving raft. Left to right: Lyell Tullis, Edgar Tullis, and Jerry Randall fixing the diving head gear, w...

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: 1914 

Description: Harry Houdini, born Erik Weisz in Hungary and raised as Erich Weiss in Appleton, Wisconsin, preparing to do one of his famous escapes, this time from a sub...

Date: 1933-07-13 

Description: Edgar Tullis, in the water wearing a diving helmet, is assisted by Jerry Randall and Lyell Tullis, standing on a pier.

Date: 1930 

Description: Page from the Tansy Camp Fire Girls album kept by Neighborhood House, with groups of girls posing at the end of a pier, in front of tents, on the remains o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women prepare to jump from diving boards into an indoor pool at London Terrace Hotel. Others sit on on the pool's edge near arched windows decorat...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs with caption. The larger photograph shows two of the camp's Skip-Jack boats, each with a camper...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Three boys stand together in Deep Lake with four boats pulled up on shore behind them. On shore three women sit on a bench outside the Red Arrow Resort.

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large group of boys are standing and sitting on the bulkhead of a powerhouse before a flood. The boys could dive under one side of the structure and swim...

Photograph

Log Rolling Contest

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...

Photograph

Pre-Camp Physical

Date: 1933-07-14 

Description: Doctor John E. Gonce examines a child's throat while other children wait in line, in order to go to "The Capital Times" Kiddie Camp.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a natatorium swimming pool, which opened around 1888. Four people stand in the pool while others stand around the edge, observing them. Above the...

Photograph

Swimming Safety

Date: 1944-06-14 

Description: Private Fred Schneider and wife with crowd in water at beach.

Photograph

Bradford Beach

Date: 1957-06-21 

Description: View along shoreline of crowded Bradford beach.

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Description: Young girl in bathing suit and swim cap floating in the water atop an inflated, plastic floating device. A wood pier is in the right foreground. Original c...

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Description: Lewis Arms poses in his swim trunks at Brittingham Beach.

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.

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