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Dickey Chapelle Covering Operation Inland Seas

Date: July 1959
Description: Dickey Chapelle, photographer, on the same Milwaukee beach where she learned to swim as a young girl. She was covering "Operation Inland Seas" celebrating...

Family at the Beach

Date: 1890
Description: A man and three boys in swimming suits at the beach. Presumably, Lake Michigan.

Milwaukee Bathing Beach

Date: 1910
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...

Chapel Gorge Beach

Description: Elevated view of the mouth of Chapel Gorge Beach showing a canoe at the shore.

Beach Scene

Date: August 30 1953
Description: View from the beach of people swimming, playing in the sand, and sunbathing.

Girls on Beach

Description: A group of girls in bathing costumes on a beach.

Beach Toss

Date: August 12 1984
Description: A bikini-clad woman snaps a self-portrait with a long cable release attached to a camera as she is tossed into the air by a group of men on the beach. Othe...

Kids at the Beach

Date: July 10 1967
Description: A boy and girl play in the sand at the beach.

Bradford Beach

Date: June 21 1957
Description: View along shoreline of crowded Bradford beach.

Children's Picnic at the Beach

Date: 1950
Description: Woman with children grilling hot dogs and wieners at the beach.

The Great Artesian Fountain

Date: 1880
Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the back of...

Frisbee Catch

Date: July 20 1988
Description: Young men clamor to catch a Frisbee during a beach game.

Children at Brittingham Park

Date: 1905
Description: Group of children playing with a makeshift diving board at Brittingham Bay swimming hole.

Picnic at the Beach with International C-1 Station Wagon

Date: February 08 1935
Description: Women preparing for a picnic at the beach with their International C-1 wood-paneled ("woody") station wagon.

Bathers at the Willows Beach

Date: June 18 1931
Description: Bathers at the Willows Beach, standing on the pier.

Beach Reflection

Date: July 20 1988
Description: Two men walking along the edge of Lake Michigan.

Swimming Pool

Date: 1930
Description: The municipal sand-bottomed swimming pool was a popular spot to cool off in the summer months.

Day at the Beach

Date: 1969
Description: Color advertising photograph of two young couples in swimsuits getting out of an International Scout pickup truck near a public beach.

Aloah Beach on Lake Winnebago

Description: Aloah Beach on Lake Winnebago.

Bay View Beach

Date: 1905
Description: View across water towards Bay View Beach, with several boats in the foreground, and buildings behind them.

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