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Date: date unknown
Description: Ten young men in swimming suits pose in a line on a riverbank.
Description: Woman skiing behind a boat, with a man in the foreground standing in the boat near a Johnson outboard motor.
Description: View along shoreline of crowded Bradford beach.
Description: Valentine's Day postcard of woman sitting on the beach with Cupid standing behind her with arrows. She is wearing a bathing costume and cap. The clouds in...
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...
Description: Large group of boys on pier at YMCA Camp Wakanda on Lake Mendota.
Description: Two women strike a pose on the beach wearing bathing suits. One woman wears a bathing cap, the other a headband.
Description: Two men in bathing suits pose for portrait. They have their arms around each other and are smiling.
Description: Two women motorboating and waving to the photographer.
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...
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: A view of the changing rooms and diving platform at the lake. Men and women sit on the dock. Trees line the lake.
Date: 1910 after
Description: A view of a beach and houses that line the shore, taken from a high vantage point. People sit on the beach, and a woman in the foreground wades in the wat...
Description: Pictured at Tenney park are Sun Prairie children receiving swimming instruction from Mrs. Mildred Schwieten, standing in the water at the left, and Don Hei...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Production still of the Keystone pool. On the far left is Mack Sennett, coatless, in derby and suspenders. On the far right is Adam Kessel, coatless, in a...
Description: Groups of boys on the Mississippi River shore undressing for a swim. Alma is visible across the river.
Date: 1945-05 ca.
Description: An outdoor concert for Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and his staff at CinCPac/CinCPOA Advanced Headquarters on Guam. Admiral Nimitz is 3rd from the right...
Description: Women employees of Thordarson? in bathing suits on the beach during the First Girls Party to Rock Island.
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: 1927 ca.
Description: Edward Schmidt Petersen sails a toy boat in the shallow waters near the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point. There is a chair and another child in the fore...
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