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Willa McGuire, women’s world water ski champion and (Credit: AP)

Willa McGuire, women’s world water ski champion and star ballerina of the marine revue, laughs for the audience as she neatly balances on one foot and is pulled along by the other, at the marine stadium at Jones Beach. (July 25, 1967)

Classic Long Island summer

From bathing attire to celebrities, take a look back at summer on Long Island from the 1920s to now.

Bathing in Long Beach meant wearing head-to-toe bathing
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Bathing in Long Beach meant wearing head-to-toe bathing attire and cost 25 cents to gain access to the beach in the 1920s.

An ad for High Hill Beach in 1920.
(Credit: Collection of Joshua Soren)

An ad for High Hill Beach in 1920.

Swimmers on High Hill Beach in the 1920s.
(Credit: Collection of Joshua Soren)

Swimmers on High Hill Beach in the 1920s.

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Swimmers on High Hill Beach in the 1920s.
(Credit: Collection of Joshua Soren)

Swimmers on High Hill Beach in the 1920s.

Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt and his three sons,
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Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt and his three sons, wave to friends ashore as they sailed aboard Myth 11 in Port Jefferson. (July 11,1932)

Coming all the way from Hollywood to defend
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Coming all the way from Hollywood to defend her 220-yard back stroke title, Eleanor Holm practices in Zachs Bay at Jones Beach State Park. (July 20, 1933)

An exercise class on Jones Beach in 1937.
(Credit: AP/New York State Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation)

An exercise class on Jones Beach in 1937.

The 300,000-candle power Montauk Lighthouse. One of America's
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The 300,000-candle power Montauk Lighthouse. One of America's first lighthouses, it was established in 1799. (July 24, 1945)

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Jacqueline Lee Bouvier -- later to be known
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Jacqueline Lee Bouvier -- later to be known as Jackie Kennedy -- with her father, John N. Bouvier, in Easthampton a few days before her 18th birthday in July 1947.

Bernard of Paris, aqua clown, performs hijinks on
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Bernard of Paris, aqua clown, performs hijinks on a barrel mounted on a small circular board as he is pulled along the water in the marine circus at Jones Beach. (July 25, 1952)

Jones Beach in 1952
(Credit: Newsday/Harvey Weber)

Jones Beach in 1952

Locals arrive at the front gate of Jones
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Locals arrive at the front gate of Jones Beach Pool to cool off on a hot day for an entry fee of 30 cents on Thursday, July 4,1957.

Robert Moses and
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Robert Moses and "Song of Norway" cast members at Jones Beach. (1958)

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Children line up for the Good Humor Ice
(Credit: Doris Lentini)

Children line up for the Good Humor Ice Cream Truck at Bay Crest Beach in June 1960.

Guy Lombardo prepares for the musical “Hit The
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Guy Lombardo prepares for the musical “Hit The Deck” at the Jones Beach Marine Theater. (May 31, 1960)

Willa McGuire, women’s world water ski champion and
(Credit: AP)

Willa McGuire, women’s world water ski champion and star ballerina of the marine revue, laughs for the audience as she neatly balances on one foot and is pulled along by the other, at the marine stadium at Jones Beach. (July 25, 1967)

Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller during an election-year visit
(Credit: Newsday/William J. Senft Jr.)

Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller during an election-year visit to Jones Beach in 1970.

Michael Corio, 3, and William Corio, 6, line
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Michael Corio, 3, and William Corio, 6, line up for ice cream from Good Humor man Charles Deitch in Smithtown on June 16, 1973.

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A 13-foot Great White shark is lifted by
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A 13-foot Great White shark is lifted by an earthmover for a crowd of hundreds to see on a marina in Center Moriches on June 29, 1979.

Tim Porter, left, his brother Bob Porter, center,
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Tim Porter, left, his brother Bob Porter, center, and Richard Schoen display a 630-pound, 10 1/2-foot Great White shark on a pier in Freeport on June 19, 1982. The three said it took about 50 minutes to catch the shark.

Visitors to Jones Beach State Park sun themselves
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Visitors to Jones Beach State Park sun themselves on the beach and cool off in the surf during a heat wave that set a record high of 100 degrees in Central Park. (July 5, 1999)

Mike Cassella plays with his 10-month-old son, Mike
(Credit: Jeremy Bales)

Mike Cassella plays with his 10-month-old son, Mike Jr., at Jones Beach. (June 1, 2013)

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