25 Vintage photos of Summer beach fun
Summer is in full swing, and it has got us thinking about beaches, Yes its all about beaches for us. Even though we have a lot of stuff planned out for this summer, all we can think about are the outdoor barbecues, beach blanket bingo and breaking a sweat without moving a muscle just like our old folks. So here are some awesome, adorable, and bizarre vintage beach photos of the old folks (now) having fun.
Coney Island, 1940s. Photo by Pierre Belzeaux via Retronaut.
Actor Burr McIntosh as “Father Neptune” for the “Neptune Electrical Extravaganza” pageant in Long Beach, California 1933. Photo via Vintage Rama.
Venice Beach, 1970s. Photo by David Scott via Retronaut.
Old Orchard Beach, Maine. Photo by John A Marshall via NYPL.
Rita Hayworth, Patricia Farr, and a smoking Penguin, 1930′s. Photo via Unexplained Cinema.
“In the swim,” 1906. Photo via NYPL.
1950s. Photo via The Nifty Fifties.
1956. Photo via The Sartorialist.
Acrobats ca. 1930s. Photo by Sam Hood via State Library of New South Wales.
Ed Holovchik (aka Ed Fury), bodybuilder and Mr. Los Angeles contestant with model Jackie Coey, 1953. Photo via Black Watch.
ca. 1915. Photo via David’s Gallimauphry.
Bikes on the beach in Copenhagen. Photo via Flickr.
Claire Anderson and Rose Carter, 1918. Photo via NYPL.
1930′s. Photo via Bathing Beauties.
Fire Island, late 1950′s. Photo via David’s Gallimauphry.
“Feeling fine.” Photo via NYPL.
Photo via Emilie’s Daughter.
German beachgoers. Photo via David’s Gallimauphry.
Ginger Rogers. Photo via Huffington Post.
Mary Lawler & Dorothy McNulty, 1930. Photo via Bathing Beauties.
Models on the beach in swimwear photographed by Richard Rutledge, 1950s. Photo via The Nifty Fifties.
Ms. Lila Lee, 1920′s. Photo via Vintage Gal.
Sennett Bathing Beauties, 1915. Photo via the1955hudson.
Virginia Warwick, Harriet Hammond, Phyllis Haver, 1918. Photo via NYPL.
Anita Ekberg. Photo via Vintage Rama.