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Title [Bay Street]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date August 2, 1953
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of Bay Street in Tompkinsville, Staten Island. In the middle distance is the lighthouse of the Robbins Reef Motor Company. Businesses visible include a Buick and Chevrolet dealership and the Tompkins Park Restaurant. In the center of the image are large billboards for the 1953 Buick and for the Tavern on the Green Restaurant. The Tompkinsville Diner is next to the Robbins Reef dealership.
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Earliest Date 1953
Latest Date 1953
Subjects Streets
Automobile dealerships
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.2874
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2017.
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