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  • Subject is exactly "Beaches"
Go to Crowded beach with people sunbathing item page

Photograph of a large crowd of people sunbathing on the beach. The sky appears to be foggy and the lake is barely visible in the distance.
Go to Crowded beach on Fourth of July weekend item page

Photograph of a large crowd standing on the beach and gathering in anticipation. On the reverse, an inscription reads "Saugatuck, 4th of July Weekend '66, circled is Terry Darling's friend Dick Criuse."
Go to Lake Michigan shore postcard item page

Postcard of the Lake Michigan shoreline where the sand dunes overlook the water. The sky has wispy clouds and the dunes are covered in trees. The back of the postcard has no handwriting and the typed description in the lower left reads: "Lake…
Go to Lake Michigan, Western Mich. postcard item page

Postcard featuring the Lake Michigan shore of Western Michigan. The postcard has the focus of the image on a young tree in the middle of the sand. In the distance the waves are softly crashing. The back of the postcard has no handwriting and the…
Go to Lake Michigan, Southwestern Mich. postcard item page

Postcard featuring the Lake Michigan shore of Southwestern Michigan. The postcard is a close up image of the waves crashing on the shore. There are trees in the distance and the sky is a clear light blue. The back of the postcard has no handwriting…
Go to View overlooking Oval Beach, Saugatuck, Mich. postcard item page

Postcard of Oval Beach from the view overlooking the parking lot in Saugatuck, Michigan. The front features a wide shot of the beach on Lake Michigan and a parking lot full of cars lined up on the right side of the photograph. The typed description…
Go to Sunset over Lake Michigan postcard item page

Postcard of a beautiful sunset over Lake Michigan. The front features a couple standing on the beach, overlooking Lake Michigan as the sun is setting. The sky is a bright orange and is reflecting off of the water. There is no handwriting on the back…
Go to Aerial view of Oval Beach postcard item page

Postcard featuring an aerial view of Oval Beach in Saugatuck, Michigan. The postcard depicts a series of parked cars in the parking lot, and while the beach has a smattering of individuals, it is not as busy as the number of cars would suggest. The…
Go to Paola Onesto (Audio interview and transcript), 2018 item page

Paola Onesto was raised in Chicago. Her family was among the first to buy land and build lakeshore summer cottages in Saugatuck. Her family home was completed in 1921, and Paola recounts generations of family members spending their summers on the…
Go to Karen Morgan (Audio interview and transcript), 2018 item page

Karen Morgan moved to the Saugatuck area after she graduated from high school and began waitressing at the new West Point restaurant in the 1960s. In this interview, Karen reminisces about her young adulthood in Saugatuck.
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,…
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…
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