Interpreting the Evidence
Breakfast Menu, S.S. Coamo of the Porto Rico Line, 1935
Suggested Teaching Instructions
Breakfast menu for Tuesday, October 29, 1935, on the S.S. Coamo of the Porto Rico Line.
What was going on in the United States during the 1930s? Would this be a typical meal for most people at that time?
Find out what happened to the S.S. Coamo during World War II.
Home and Career: Write a dinner and lunch menu for the S.S. Coamo for the time period.
Art: Make a poster advertising a trip to New York City from San Juan on the S.S. Coamo. What kind of service would a person expect?
English Language Arts: Locate a breakfast menu from a cruise ship today. Write down the similarities and differences from the one on the Porto Rico Line.