The Great American Summer

From Elizabeth Taylor’s beach romps to Clark Gable’s schooner adventures, VIEW A GALLERY of classic images from a bygone era when famous names knew how to relax. Grab your seersucker and come along.

05.30.09 6:50 AM ET

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Rachel is a photographer and writer who recently left her blogging post at Photoshelter's Shoot! The Blog. Previous to that she worked as a photo editor at, Rolling Stone online, and Radar, among others. Her work can be seen at