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Tourism in New York

Document 3: World’s Fair Flyer (1939)

World's Fair flyer prmoting the Catksill Mountains

Short Answer Questions

  1. What is this document? 

  2. When was this document made?     

  3. Who made this document?     

  4. Who was the advertisement meant to attract? 

  5. Name 3 attractions in New York State that are mentioned in the document. 

  6. Why would New York State advertise its attractions?

  7. How would the World’s Fair have affected tourism in New York?


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