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The Plunge Marker
Photographer: Barry Swackhamer
Taken: January 8, 2013
Caption: The Plunge Marker
Additional Description: Photo captions, center, top to bottom:
In the 1920s and 30s crowds were enthralled by Duke Kahanamokuís aquatic prowess. He proclaimed that the Plunge was his favorite pool; Don “Bosco” Patterson with young Water Carnival performers in 1938; These beaming stars are Beverly Graham and Ditty Thomas; Shirley Wightman performs the difficult one-arm catch. Water Carnival clowns (left). The Plunge in 1907 (top, right).
Submitted: January 24, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p232117
File Size: 3.097 Megabytes


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