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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...
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Baptism in Lake Monona

Date: June 07 1933
Description: Evangelist W.P. Butler with hand upraised and Rev. Joseph Washington, pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church stand beside Lulu Elroy who is about to be baptized...
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Sun Dip

Date: July 08 1988
Description: Two women lifeguards sun themselves at the edge of Horeb Park pool during a rotation break.
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Swimming Safety

Date: June 14 1944
Description: Private Fred Schneider and wife with crowd in the water at a beach.
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Swimming Safety

Date: May 14 1944
Description: Linda Seed, lifeguard, is removing sand from the eye of John Hilhard with the help of Jackie Klopp, who is handing her an ampule of olive oil to soothe Joh...
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Swimming Safety

Date: May 14 1944
Description: Lifeguard Georgia Haas is applying artificial respiration to Lewis Noonan at the beach.
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Swimming Safety

Date: June 14 1944
Description: Lifeguard Kenneth Harwick applying a first aid bandage to the foot of Hazel Gehri, who is holding a shattered milk bottle left on the beach.
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Swimming Safety

Date: June 1944
Description: George Miller is reporting a problem to Lifeguard Lois Gardner. She is standing on a platform near a chair, and is wearing a whistle on a chain around her...
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Swimming Safety

Date: June 14 1944
Description: Lifeguard Tom Langlois in a rowboat is issuing a warning to James Bergman who is swimming outside the ropes that delineate the safe swimming area.
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GIs at Warner Beach

Date: August 02 1944
Description: Truax cadets serving as lifeguards while swimming at Warner Beach. Left to right, standing: Karl Peters, George Toothill, John Fink, Norman Finazzo, John O...
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Madison Lifeguard Training Class

Date: May 10 1945
Description: City of Madison Lifeguard Training Class at the YMCA pool, 207 West Washington Avenue. Pictured left to right: Marilyn Hammes, Pat Patterson, and Bill Bail...
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Madison Lifeguard Training Class

Date: May 10 1945
Description: City of Madison Lifeguard Training Class at the YMCA pool, 207 West Washington Avenue. Bill Bailey tries to duck Alice Tiedeman under the water.
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Madison Lifeguard Training Class

Date: May 10 1945
Description: City of Madison Lifeguard Training class at the YMCA pool, 207 West Washington Avenue. Pictured are Alice Tiedeman ducking Bill Bailey under the water.
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Artificial Respiration Training Class

Date: May 10 1945
Description: City of Madison Lifeguard Training class at the YMCA pool, 207 West Washington Avenue. Performing artificial respiration of Bill Bailey are left to right:...
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Nancy Keenan on Beach

Date: June 28 1945
Description: Portrait of Nancy Keenan standing on a beach in a lifeguard swimming suit. She is one of 7 women lifeguards out of a group of 19 who patrol the Madison be...
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Captain Black in Boat

Date: May 17 1947
Description: Captain Harvey Black, veteran chief lifeguard of the University of Wisconsin-Madison lifeguards, standing in his boat, "Isabel II".
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Madison Youth Lifeguards

Date: July 10 1948
Description: Art Ensign (left) and Chuck Steele seated in the lifeguard tower at Madison's Lakefront Beach. The City of Madison has placed experienced lifeguards at 8 b...
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Madison City Lifeguards

Date: August 11 1948
Description: Five Madison city lifeguards that were assigned to prepare the Breese Stevens Field for the All Star high school football game. Left to right are: Glenn Wi...
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Summer Vacation Jobs for Youth

Date: July 12 1949
Description: Bob Trotalli, a recent graduate of West High School, has a summer job as a life guard at the Willows Beach on Lake Mendota. He is shown talking to Betsy Mi...
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Madison's Vilas Park Beach

Date: August 16 1950
Description: A lifeguard observes swimmers at the beach in Vilas Park. A rowboat used by the lifeguard is on the beach.

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