Swimming on Lake Nokomis, 1914

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Swimming on Lake Nokomis, 1914

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | June 8, 2018

This photo is of a group of swimmers in 1914 at Lake Nokomis. Note the swim caps and suits! They look pretty happy, right?

See it in Collections Online.