Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Back Page - At the beach -In The Old Days

Two at beach

It's hard to imagine now.

There was a time when the bathing costume weighed as much as your street clothes.

Here's a collection of snapshots from those times.

Three at beach

Three at the beach
Three at the beach
By the sea 07
The Maine beach set #03

The Maine beach set #02
The Maine beach set #01
The Maine beach set #04
The Maine beach set #05

The Maine beach set #06
The Maine beach set #08
By the sea - three guys
By the sea - four guys in water

Two girls and a guy in swim wear

The above suits from 1935 look positively modern compared to the garb from the '20's ...

By the sea - two guys spar
Guy at the beach
old bathing garb couple in pool

old bathing garb man on beach
By the sea - 7 people
Four girls holding hands
old bathing garb, woman on beach

old bathing garb girl in pool
 four in the lake 1920
Three women at the ol' swimming hole
old bathing garb woman in pool

Three nymphs on a rock.
Quintet up to the knees
Two at the beach

George 1942
At the old swimmin hole 1930
old bathing garb six in pool
Three at the beach
This one is probably mid forties. It is possibly the youngest photo on this page.

A pair on the dock
Three on the beach (enhanced)
Four Wet Ones
The raft is sinking.

Trio in a boat
Group at the Beach
Carlos held his stomach in

Beach 1920
Group at the Beach
Couple in the water

At the Beach
Chain Chain Chain
At the Beach

At the Beach
At the Beach
At the Beach

At the Beach
At the Beach
At the Beach

If the sweater is to be believed, it is 1919. That dates the bathing suit on the right.

At the Beach

This seems to be the same guy in the picture just to the left. The background is also the same. So this one would be 1919 also.

At the Beach
At the Beach
At the Beach
At the Beach

At the Beach
At the Beach

At the Beach

At the Beach
Five at the Beach 1920
Seven children

At the Beach

Girl in a bathing costume
Swimmer at the Falls
Family in water
At the Beach

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