“A Colorful Day Out To Coney Island”: Color Photographs Of A Summer’s Escape From New York City In 1948 – Design You Trust

“A Colorful Day Out To Coney Island”: Color Photographs Of A Summer’s Escape From New York City In 1948

Back to the good old days, Coney Island was a place where the straight-talking working class lapped up the fun in an America founded on security and purpose. This was confident, snooty-free America, the antithesis of knowing, sneery European high-brow culture and the affected, needy good taste that thrills only to exclude. Boy, was it fabulous. Now we go back to see Coney Island on a summer’s day in 1948.

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