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Swimmers in the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake City, Utah, circa 1915-1930

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Alternate title:"Floating Like a Cork." Saltair, Salt Lake City, Utah
Summary:A postcard featuring swimmers floating in the Great Salt Lake outside Salt Lake City, Utah, circa 1915-1930. Caption reads: "About eighteen miles west of Salt Lake City is the greatest water wonder in all the world - the Great Salt Lake. It has no outlet, is opaline green in color and averages 22 per cent salt - almost to saturation. The water is ideal for bathing - you "float like a cork" and come out refreshed, invigorated - and hungry." Postcard number: 1606.
Provider:Deseret Book Company
Curt Teich & Co.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Utah
Place of origin – Settlement:Salt Lake City
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
1921-1930
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Utah
Geographical subject – Settlement:Salt Lake City
Topical subjects:Beaches
Swimming
Bathing suits
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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