June 2, 2012

Old Photos of New Yorkers in Suits and Stockings to the Beach

French Line, S.S. "Normandie" at Pier 88, Swimming Pool Bar, Cabin Class. ca. 1935

Woolworth Building. Swimming tank. ca. 1915

People swimming near dock with view of Manhattan skyline. ca. 1938

Three girls who will be competing in a swimming match sitting in a row boat w. two fully-dressed men and surrounded by others before the meet at Coney Island, Brooklyn. August 27, 1887

Fountains, Madison Sq. Park on hot day. ca. 1910-1915

Astoria Pool. July 4, 1937

French Line, S.S. "Normandie" at Pier 88. First Class, Interior, Models in Swimming Pool. October 23, 1935

East River with Welfare Island in the background. ca. 1915

Harlem Slum Area, June 11, 1932

Dalton Swimming School, 19 West 44th St., 1922

Sports-Bathing 1897 Far Rockaway Beach. 1897

Sports- Bathing 1896 Far Rockaway Beach. 1896

A ghost swimming, Manhattan Beach. 1896

M.S. "Saturnia" Pier 90 North River, Interior, Model in Swimming Pool. 1928

(via Gothamist)


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