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Title Gurley Ave., Great Kills - Street Cut Through
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date June 10, 1948
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of an unpaved street, with a house under construction at right. The negative has the photographer's handwritten inscription at the bottom: "GURLEY AVE., GREAT KILLS - STREET CUT THROUGH - EXCAVATION DONE - FOUNDATIONS UP / HOUSES STARTED. 6-10-48 SPILLER CONSTRUCTION CO." The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Spiller Const. 6/10/48 / 2 ea 8x10."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History Commercial photographer Herbert A. Flamm often worked with architects and construction firms to document houses, businesses, and neighborhoods under construction. In this photo, he shows an early stage of the development of Gurley Avenue in Great Kills, Staten Island.
Earliest Date 1948
Latest Date 1948
Subjects Construction
Real estate development
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.2249
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2016.
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