Tingley Beach, Clyde Tingley with beauty contestants

  • Title: Tingley Beach, Clyde Tingley with beauty contestants
  • Creator: Alabama Milner Studio
  • Subject: Beaches, Swimmers
  • Description: Conservancy Beach Tingley Beach) was funded by the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District. The Rio Grande River fed the swimming area and provided a recreational area for Albuquerque residents. The beach was closed because of bacteria and the fear of contracting polio.
  • Date: 1945
  • Collection: Albuquerque Museum Photo Archives
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