Sunny Photographs That Show Just How Far Out Beach Life Was In ’70s – Design You Trust

Sunny Photographs That Show Just How Far Out Beach Life Was In ’70s

A couple shows off their chopper bike near the water’s edge on Daytona Beach, Florida, circa 1970.

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A look back at summer at the beach during the 1970s, presented by Getty Images.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger admires the muscles of another bodybuilder at Muscle Beach in Los Angeles, 1977.

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A woman (left) roller-skates, and a group of girls (right) get ready for a skate, at Venice Beach, California, 1979.

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Rock band the Runaways pose for a portrait on the Los Angeles beach in 1976. From left: Cherie Currie, Joan Jett, Sandy West, Jackie Fox, and Lita Ford.

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An aerial view of Santa Monica Beach, California, circa 1970.

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A group of friends take a break from roller-skating at Venice Beach, 1979.

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Edmund Sylvers (left) of the R&B group the Sylvers, poses for a portrait on the Los Angeles beach in 1978, and a woman (right) roller-skates on Venice Beach in 1979.

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A group of roller skaters on the shores of Venice Beach, 1979.

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A surfer catches a California wave in 1978.

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A gay couple (left) kiss naked on a California beach, circa 1970. British actress and television presenter Floella Benjamin (right) poses on the beach in 1977.

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Nudist sunbathers at the Devil’s Slide Beach in San Mateo County, California, circa 1974.

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A group of kids arrive at the Los Angeles beach in a Volkswagen Beetle with a body made of ornate steel, circa 1970.

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Crowds of beachgoers enjoy the sun at Deerfield Beach, Florida, 1976.

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A pair of surfers (left) pack their surfboards into their car near Byron Bay, Australia, in 1974. Two people (right) embrace on the beach at Jacob Riis Park in Brooklyn, 1974.

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People arrive at Old Orchard Beach, Maine, to show off their motorcycles in 1978.

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A pair of kids from Ohio rest on their motorcycles after arriving at Daytona Beach in 1975.

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A beach patrol officer sits in a patrol car at Nauset Beach in Orleans, Massachusetts, in 1972.

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A man takes in the view of the beach in Los Angeles, 1979.

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A pair of young women sunbathe at Coney Island in 1977.

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Children play on the shore at Jacob Riis Park in 1974.

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A beachgoer soaks up the sun in Malibu, 1970.

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