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Archival Anecdotes: The Swimming Hole


June 22, 2020

Swimming has long been an enjoyable activity during the summer months, but did you know that the swimming pool didn't enter mainstream America until after World War II? So for the majority of human history, swimmers found their fun in swimming holes in nearby rivers and creeks.

When Agnes Sullivan donated her swimming suit to the museum, pictured right, she also included a note that read: "The...

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