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HISTORY: Photos of Atlantic Beach in 1947

Written by Ls Cohen  |  27. July 2020

Long Island summers mean sun and surf. It seems that’s been that way for as long as anyone can remember. These old pics show Long Islanders enjoying the beautiful sandy shores in August 1947.

 

Photo: Surf Club, Atlantic Beach, Long Island, New York. Beach scene II. Gottscho-Schleisner Collection (Library of Congress). No known restrictions.

 

Photo: Surf Club, Atlantic Beach, Long Island, New York. Cafeteria, outside tables Gottscho-Schleisner Collection (Library of Congress). No known restrictions.

 

Photo: Surf Club, Atlantic Beach, Long Island, New York. Cabanas, toward ocean.Gottscho-Schleisner Collection (Library of Congress). No known restrictions.

 

Photo: Surf Club, Atlantic Beach, Long Island, New York. Beach scene I. Gottscho-Schleisner Collection (Library of Congress). No known restrictions.

 

Photo: Surf Club, Atlantic Beach, Long Island, New York. Entrance view.  Gottscho-Schleisner Collection (Library of Congress). No known restrictions.

 

Photo: Surf Club, Atlantic Beach, Long Island, New York. Beach scene III  Gottscho-Schleisner Collection (Library of Congress). No known restrictions.

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