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Summer of 1960 Beach Club

JFK and the Summer of High Hopes

A Favorite From the Vault The sizzling summer of 1960 was dominated by the equally hot Presidential race between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. Earlier in the summer Kennedy had boldly beckoned us to hitch our wagon to his

Summer of 1960 Beach Club

JFK and the Summer of High Hopes

A Favorite From the Vault The sizzling summer of 1960 was dominated by the equally hot Presidential race between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. Earlier in the summer Kennedy had boldly beckoned us to hitch our wagon to his

Vintage Illustration Summer Colliers Magazine

Say it Ain’t So….So Long Summer

Bidding the Beach Club Goodbye Labor Day signaled the last call at my Grandmothers Long Island beach club. Just as white shoes would make their final appearance of the season, so it was time to bid the sandy white beach

Vintage Illustration Summer Colliers Magazine

Say it Ain’t So….So Long Summer

Bidding the Beach Club Goodbye Labor Day signaled the last call at my Grandmothers Long Island beach club. Just as white shoes would make their final appearance of the season, so it was time to bid the sandy white beach

Vintage Beach bathing Cap

The Scents, Sounds and Flies of Summer

The scents and sounds of my 1960s childhood summers at my grandmothers beach club  would sizzle together creating the perfect summer cocktail.  Along with the rhythmic sounds of the ocean waves breaking on the beach, and the staccato click, clack,

Vintage Beach bathing Cap

The Scents, Sounds and Flies of Summer

The scents and sounds of my 1960s childhood summers at my grandmothers beach club  would sizzle together creating the perfect summer cocktail.  Along with the rhythmic sounds of the ocean waves breaking on the beach, and the staccato click, clack,

Summer Sunglasses Ray Bans

Beach Club Preening

  How To Enjoy The Sun In Style In the summer of 1960 the glitter and glamor of my Grandmothers beach club often rivaled the showboating and schmoozing of the presidential campaign that summer. A glittering spectacle, out dazzling the

Summer Sunglasses Ray Bans

Beach Club Preening

  How To Enjoy The Sun In Style In the summer of 1960 the glitter and glamor of my Grandmothers beach club often rivaled the showboating and schmoozing of the presidential campaign that summer. A glittering spectacle, out dazzling the

Vintage Swimsuit ad Hurrell photographer

Rosie the Riveter Rocks a Swimsuit

1944 was a different kind of summer. It was a sweltering July and along with most war-weary Americans, Rosie the Riveter needed a day off. In the heat and stickiness of summer everybody was tired, dog tired, completely fed up

Vintage Swimsuit ad Hurrell photographer

Rosie the Riveter Rocks a Swimsuit

1944 was a different kind of summer. It was a sweltering July and along with most war-weary Americans, Rosie the Riveter needed a day off. In the heat and stickiness of summer everybody was tired, dog tired, completely fed up

Vintage illustration childrens book

Saying So Long to Summer

Bidding the Beach Club Goodbye Labor Day signaled the last call at my Grandmothers Long Island beach club. Just as white shoes would make their final appearance of the season, so it was time to bid the sandy white beach

Vintage illustration childrens book

Saying So Long to Summer

Bidding the Beach Club Goodbye Labor Day signaled the last call at my Grandmothers Long Island beach club. Just as white shoes would make their final appearance of the season, so it was time to bid the sandy white beach

JFK for president button

Sun, Sand and JFK

The sizzling summer of 1960 was dominated by the equally hot Presidential race between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. Earlier in the summer Kennedy had boldly beckoned us to hitch our wagon to his train and be pioneers in

JFK for president button

Sun, Sand and JFK

The sizzling summer of 1960 was dominated by the equally hot Presidential race between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. Earlier in the summer Kennedy had boldly beckoned us to hitch our wagon to his train and be pioneers in

1960s illustration travel in car

Beach Club Paradise Protected

Summer beach traffic during the Cold War had its own special flare. The huge-wrap around picture window in the rear of my Grandmothers Cadillac  offered unexcelled visibility to see and be seen, allowing uninterrupted lavish vistas of Long Beach Road,

1960s illustration travel in car

Beach Club Paradise Protected

Summer beach traffic during the Cold War had its own special flare. The huge-wrap around picture window in the rear of my Grandmothers Cadillac  offered unexcelled visibility to see and be seen, allowing uninterrupted lavish vistas of Long Beach Road,

summer child beach 7 up ad

Beach Club Paradise on Patrol

Life Guards During the 1950’s and 60’s my grandmother was in possession of prime beach club real estate on a narrow spit of land on suburban Long Island. A much coveted corner cabana at the El Patio,  we were treated

summer child beach 7 up ad

Beach Club Paradise on Patrol

Life Guards During the 1950’s and 60’s my grandmother was in possession of prime beach club real estate on a narrow spit of land on suburban Long Island. A much coveted corner cabana at the El Patio,  we were treated

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Beach Club Paradise on Parade

Preening In the summer of 1960 the glitter and glamor of my Grandmothers beach club often rivaled the showboating and schmoozing of the presidential campaign that summer. A glittering spectacle, out dazzling the sun and each other with their gleaming

sunglasses ray bans 1960

Beach Club Paradise on Parade

Preening In the summer of 1960 the glitter and glamor of my Grandmothers beach club often rivaled the showboating and schmoozing of the presidential campaign that summer. A glittering spectacle, out dazzling the sun and each other with their gleaming