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Colorized historical photos | August 5, 2019

Watching the boat races, Palm Beach, Miami in 1906.

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The second annual Palm Beach Regata was held in 1906 from January 30 to February 2. According to Lloyd E. Brown it was the “most successful winter racing event” in two years. Fans of boating hung maxed and relaxed while watching a long weekend of racing. According to Brown:

The closing day of the regatta was by far the most successful, bringing out the best that was in the speedy flyers. The contest for the Dewar Shield was the main feature of the day, it being won by H. L. Bowden's Mercedes, victor in both heats, although her time was a disappointment to those gathered at the carnival and expectant for new world's records.

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Jacob Shelton is a Los Angeles based writer. For some reason this was the most difficult thing he’s written all day, and here’s the kicker – his girlfriend wrote the funny part of that last sentence. As for the rest of the bio? That’s pure Jacob, baby. He’s obsessed with the ways in which singular, transgressive acts have shaped the broader strokes of history, and he believes in alternate dimensions, which means that he’s great at a dinner party. When he’s not writing about culture, pop or otherwise, he’s adding to his found photograph collection and eavesdropping on strangers in public.