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  • Subject is exactly "Beaches"
Go to Lake Michigan beach, Saugatuck item page

Photograph of a Lake Michigan beach and waves. On the right edge of the frame lies a log in the sand, and a tall tree in the distance.
Go to Young boy on the beach item page

Black and white photograph of a young boy walking on the beach smiling, behind him stands an adult man. Circa 1990s
Go to Pat and Frank item page

Photograph of couple in swimming suits holding a small boy who is standing on a wooden railing on the beach. Behind them are four other people sitting or laying out towels.
Go to Water scenes of Saugatuck Postcard Series item page

Series of four postcards featuring the prominent bodies of water enjoyed in Saugatuck, Michigan. The two postcards located at the top feature Oval Beach overlooking Lake Michigan: one features a crowded beach of sunbathers and the other a crowded…
Go to Ray Diffenderfer (Audio interview and transcript), 2018 item page

Ray Diffenderfer's grandparents were among the first to own land near Mt. Baldhead, where they built a cottage in the early 1920s. In this article, Ray reminisces about spending summers of his youth at the cottage and swimming at the beach in the…
Go to Paola Doyle (Audio interview and transcript), 2018 item page

Paola Doyle was raised in Oak Park and Oakbrook, Illinois and spent her childhood summers in Saugatuck. In this interview, Paola remembers visiting her grandparents' cottage near Mt. Baldhead during the summers as a child, and bringing her own…
Go to Raymond Foster (Audio interview and transcript), 2018 item page

Raymond Foster spent much of his summers at his grandarents' farm outside Saugatuck, Michigan. His memories include watching many groups of motorcycles enter Saugatuck in the mid- to late-1960s. He also recalls that the geography of the land around…
Go to Raymond Foster (Audio interview and transcript), 2018 item page

Ray Foster grew up on a family farm near Douglas, Michigan. In this interivew, Foster remembers the motorcycle gangs driving through town during summer holiday weekends, the rock music festival in 1968, and the Saugatuck Jazz Festival.
Go to Barbara Kizonas (Audio interview and transcript), 2018 item page

Barbara Kiszonas grew up on the South side of Chicago but shares memories of spending summers in Saugatuck-Douglas as a camper and as a camp councilor.
Go to Oval Beach, Saugatuck, Mich. postcard item page

Postcard of Oval Beach overlooking Lake Michigan in Saugatuck, Michigan. The postcard features the entrance to Oval Beach, a small sign with the beach name on it as well as the phrase "Owned and operated by the Village of Saugatuck." A procession of…
Go to View overlooking Oval Beach, Saugatuck, Mich. postcard item page

Postcard of Oval Beach overlooking Lake Michigan in Saugatuck, Michigan. The front features a wide shot of the beach on Lake Michigan and the crowded parking lot. The beach is dotted with individuals and a line of cars are parked on the right side of…
Go to Oval Beach, Saugatuck, Mich. postcard item page

Black and white postcard of Oval Beach in Saugatuck, Michigan. The beach is busy and the waves are soft. The stairs on the dunes are discolored and are saturated in a rainbow of color. The handwriting on the back of the postcard reads: "Oval Beach,…
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