Swimming in 1935

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Swimming in 1935

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | July 22, 2021

More swimming!
This photo from 1935 is titled "Kids splashing and swimming" but we think it should be title "Pure Joy."
Hope you find some cooling fun too!