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These Pictures Show What Going To The Beach Was Like Over 100 Years Ago

There's nothing better than a good beach day!

Posted on July 5, 2018, at 6:21 p.m. ET

A group of women jump into the sea, with beach wagons for changing behind them, in 1914.
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A group of women jump into the sea, with beach wagons for changing behind them, in 1914.

Summer crowds enjoy the beach in Atlantic City circa 1905.
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Summer crowds enjoy the beach in Atlantic City circa 1905.

A woman rides a donkey on the beach in Atlantic City in 1901.
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A woman rides a donkey on the beach in Atlantic City in 1901.

A group of people enjoy the water from their wagon in an unidentified location circa 1910.
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A group of people enjoy the water from their wagon in an unidentified location circa 1910.

Couples dance on the beach in Wannsee, Berlin, in 1911.
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Couples dance on the beach in Wannsee, Berlin, in 1911.

Two women are pummeled by a wave in an unidentified location circa 1905.
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Two women are pummeled by a wave in an unidentified location circa 1905.

A pony cart and donkeys on the beach in Atlantic City in 1901.
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A pony cart and donkeys on the beach in Atlantic City in 1901.

Children build a sandcastle in Weymouth, England, circa 1913.
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Children build a sandcastle in Weymouth, England, circa 1913.

Crowds of beachgoers walk the boardwalk in Atlantic City in1905.
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Crowds of beachgoers walk the boardwalk in Atlantic City in1905.

People gather around a carousel on the beach in an unidentified location circa 1900.
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People gather around a carousel on the beach in an unidentified location circa 1900.

Two men drive a car on the beach in an unidentified location circa 1908.
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Two men drive a car on the beach in an unidentified location circa 1908.

Bathers having their photograph taken on the beach in Ostend, Belgium, in 1914.
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Bathers having their photograph taken on the beach in Ostend, Belgium, in 1914.

A bather poses for a portrait in France circa 1900.
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A bather poses for a portrait in France circa 1900.

A group of men and women stand in the ocean at Rockaway Beach in New York City in 1897.
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A group of men and women stand in the ocean at Rockaway Beach in New York City in 1897.

A group of women enjoy a picnic on the beach in New York City's Coney Island circa 1900.
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A group of women enjoy a picnic on the beach in New York City's Coney Island circa 1900.

View of the crowds at the beach in Atlantic City in 1904.
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View of the crowds at the beach in Atlantic City in 1904.

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