Hot Weather Feature (water ski school near Santa Monica Pier), 1959
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Dan Tompkins. Date: 1959-07-01. Reporter: Tompkins. Assignment: Hot weather feature. 10 exposed negatives. These are shot as a sequence to show pretty girl taking first water-skiing lesson with a big flop in the cool refreshing Pacific the result of all her preperation. The gal is: Linda Gray, 18, a runnerup in the Miss Reingold contest and a student at Santa Monica City College summer school. She lives in Culver City. Plans to be a school teacher. The place: A water ski school near Santa Monica pier".