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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Charlotte Boyle, 1917

1998.0017.0008

Black and white photograph of US swimmer Charlotte Boyle, 1917

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Black and white photograph of a woman in early twentieth century swim suit, poised to dive on beach. "Miss Charlotte Boyle, 18 year old girl swimmer of nat Lifesaving League, New York." "Set a new World's record in plunging for distance on Aug 9, 1917 covering 62ft in 51s former record 3 inches." is written on the back.

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