Empty baskets amid Coney Island filth

Empty baskets amid Coney Island filth
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Title: Empty baskets amid Coney Island filth

Young man and young woman sitting on beach looking at each other; many people and several large buildings in background. Caption: "Empty baskets amid Coney Island filth--Couple sit amid beach litter while trash receptacles lie unused."

Date: 1946
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: On verso: date stamped: Jul[y] 10, 1946.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Coney Island
Subject: Beaches
Refuse and refuse disposal
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library
ID: CONE 0400