10 Photos of Summer Fun From Yesteryear

It’s mid-July, the temperatures are soaring, and (hopefully) everyone is enjoying a little summer fun. Here are ten photos of summer fun from across the US and across the 20th century.

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Sara Sault dancing at May Fete, 1914. Photo via The Ohio State University Archives.

 

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Divers at Green Lake Beach in Seattle, WA. 1936. Photo via Seattle Municipal Archives.

 

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A full car at Bird’s Nest Resort in Missouri, 1950s. Photo via Missouri State Archives.

 

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Two women playing a game of tennis, circa 1955. Photo via Missouri State Archives.

 

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The golf course at Texas A&M University, circa 1962. Photo via Cushing Memorial Library & Archives at Texas A&M.

 

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A couple grilling out in Cocoa Beach, FL. August 1970. Photo via Florida Memory.

 

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A canoe race on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, July 1980. Photo via City of Minneapolis Archives.

 

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Girls competing in a Fourth of July watermelon eating contest in White Springs, FL. July 4, 1983. Photo via Florida Memory.