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19th Century Roadtrip

A crowded stagecoach, c. October 19, 1887. Source: [Library of Congress Reproduction no. LC-USZ62-56144] Advertisements

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Historical Summer Fun, pt. 2

Taken by photographer William Herman Rau, c. 1895. The writing on the bottom reads “Beach and bathers south from the pier, Atlantic City, N.J.” Source: [Library of Congress Reproduction no.LC-USZ62-37224]

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Historical Summer Fun

Easton’s Beach, Newport, Rhode Island, c.1910-1920. Source: [Library of Congress Reproduction no: LC-USZ62-37436]

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Jersey Vacation, c.1920-1930

Beach!! The caption from the original photo says its from either Wildwood or Villas, New Jersey, c.1920-1930. Source: [Library of Congress Reproduction No.: LC-USZ62-37435]

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Those Are Some Bathing Suits

c.1897 Source: [Library of Congress Reproduction no. LC-USZ62-58880]

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Summer Tourism, c.1903

Ahhh, summer! That time when you relax and head off for vacation, only to realize that everyone else has decided to do the exact same thing. From the Library of Congress, passengers embarking on a steamboat in Detroit, Michigan for … Continue reading

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