““A scene of beauty in pool at Jones Beach.” @nytimes published this photo on Aug. 22, 1937. The caption went on: “The surfboard ballet which wins the applause of the audience at the nightly entertainment in the State Park on Long Island.” A story on the front page of The Times that day noted that the city was going through its hottest August since 1916. About 500,000 “heat sufferers” headed to the Rockaways that weekend. This #nytweekender, we’re digging into our #archives to celebrate #LaborDay weekend with one last trip to the beach. #surfboardballet” By nytimes on Instagram.
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