Details: This poster shows a black and white photo of crowds of people on the beach at Coney Island. In the background is the boardwalk and a ferris wheel. At the top it says Coney Island 1940 .
Coney Island is a peninsula, formerly an island, in southernmost Brooklyn, New York City, USA, with a beach lying on the Atlantic Ocean. The area was a major resort and home of Astroland amusement park that reached its peak in the early 20th century. Today, the amusement area contains various rides such as the Wonder Wheel and The Cyclone, games such as skeeball and ball tossing, and a sideshow.