Swimming instruction at Navarre Pool   Save
Swimming instruction at Navarre Pool
Description: Reverse reads: "Flutter board - 'Learn to swim' campaign. Navarre Pool." This photograph depicts a "Learn to Swim Campaign" swimming instructor teaching four children how to use flutter boards at Navarre Pool in Navarre, Ohio. The children are surrounding the practicing student and the instructor stands to the right in the white hat. These "Learn to Swim Campaign" was a part of the Works Progress Administration, a project that hired unemployed Americans to work on various government projects from April 8, 1935 to June 30, 1943. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B13F03_0016_001
Subjects: Swimming pools; Swimming; Lifeguards; Swimming for children--Safety measures--Study and teaching; Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project.
Places: Navarre (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)