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Let's go to the beach

ladies on the beach circa 1900

A summer activity time can't touch

July 1, 2013

by William Holt

With temperatures soaring and summer well underway, countless Americans will be spending their Independence Day weekend at the beach. Here we revisit some classic images from the turn-of-the-century to the 1930's of vacations by the sea, from Coney Island to Santa Monica.