At the Shore

Whale Head and Mystery Skeleton: early 1900s

Whale Head and Mystery Skeleton: early 1900s

Whale head and skeleton of some other animal (what is that?). Unknown location, Alaska. Photo taken between 1900 and 1927. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Atlantic City Beauty: early 1900s

Atlantic City Beauty: early 1900s

Pretty girl in swimsuit and nylons at Atlantic City, New Jersey. Perhaps a beauty / fashion contest. No date recorded. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Girls of Rockaway: 1903

Girls of Rockaway: 1903

Young girls at the shore, Rockaway, Long Island, New York, 1903. Detroit Photographic Company. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Life Saving Station Overboard: ~1910

Life Saving Station Overboard: ~1910

Wreck of life saving station at Seabright. Probably Sea Bright, NJ. No date with this photo, but other photos in the series say 1910 to 1915. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Valley of the Mississippi: 1898

Valley of the Mississippi: 1898

Housing and railroad yard in the valley of the Mississippi, Winona, Minnesota. Photograph taken in 1898. Published by Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

Beach Babes: 1909

Beach Babes: 1909

Barely dressed girls (compared to others) at the beach. Photograph taken between 1909 and 1932. National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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