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How to Use the Images


Inquiry Question

Historical Context



Photos 2 & 3
Photo 4


Table of

Visual Evidence

Photo 1: A lifesaving crew with
beach apparatus cart, ca. 1890s.
[Photo 1] with link to higher quality document.
(The Smithsonian Institution)

Questions for Photo 1

1. Describe what is taking place in the photo.

2. How difficult does it appear to have been to get lifesaving equipment a long distance down a beach? How might this have affected rescue attempts?

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