Education: Document Showcase:

Tourism in New York

Document 1: Children Playing in Sand at Coney Island (1880-1910)

Children playing in the sand at Coney Island

Short Answer Questions

  1. When was this photograph taken?

  2. Where was this photograph taken?   

  3. Why would people come here? 

  4. How would a scene on a beach today be similar?  How would it be different?

  5. How might people get to the beach today?


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This DBQ is available as a printable worksheet in PDF format.