Vintage Summer

Forget about Throwback Thursdays, we could look at vintage summer photos any day of the week! From Coney Island beach life to Las Vegas swim-up casinos, take a look back at summer days of yore.
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Bikini Debut Makes History

Timeless Treat

1950s Aquaplane

Americans on vacation in the 1950s aquaplane over 30 miles per hour in San Diego, CA.

Beach Bombshell

A 1950s woman on a sailboat applies sunscreen.

Vegas Pool Life in the ’50s

In the early 1950s, a Las Vegas hotel offers the ultimate pool experience -- cocktails and gambling in a swim-up casino bar.

Retro Hotel

A woman sits outside a hotel pool.

Summer Drive-Ins

Two women in a vintage convertible drive past a sign advertising Hollywood's Olympic Drive-In Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, in 1951.

Vintage Coney Island

A bird’s eye view of tourists on the beach in Coney Island, NY.

Retro Paragon Park

A look back at Paragon Park, a small amusement park in Hull, MA, across from Nantasket Beach, in the 1950s.

Dive in to the 1950s

A group of teenagers swim off a floating wooden dock with a diving board in Eel River, Garberville, CA.

Vintage Hawaii

A group of ‘60s surfers perform stunts in Hawaii.

Vintage Hamptons

Sunbathers on a beach near Southampton, NY, greet a trio of surfers pulled along the beach by an all-terrain vehicle in 1955.

Road Trip Throwback

RVs became an increasingly popular mode of transportation for road trips and long family vacations in the 1960s and 70s.

Kiddie Pool

In 1971, a mother, father and teenage daughter all squeeze in a kiddie pool on a hot summer day.

Kiddie Pool

In 1971, a mother, father and teenage daughter all squeeze in a kiddie pool on a hot summer day.

Atlantic City in the 20s

Circa 1920, beachgoers stand in front of a boat in Atlantic City, NJ.

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