|Title||[Stern's Sanitary Baths, South Beach, Staten Island]|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Staten Island Geographic Collection|
Original B&W print with fabric backing and a paper tab at left (appears to have been part of an album). Front view of a 1 1/2-story wood frame building on the boardwalk at South Beach, Staten Island. Signs on the front of the building: "STERN'S" and "STERN'S / SANITARY / BATHS." Signs on the side of the two-story building at right: "CHOP SUEY" and "FOTOS / IN / BATHING / SUITS." The photo shows damage to the Stern's building, possibly after a storm; some windows are broken and others are boarded up, and there is a large quantity of debris on the beach in the foreground.
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
|Print size||4.625 x 6.625|
|Acquisition||Gift of Edwin Skinner|
|Ownership and History||
This is one of a group of photographs donated to the Historical Society in 1952 by Edwin H. Skinner, who for many years was manager of the Staten Island Beach Land Improvement Company in South Beach, Staten Island.
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Skinner, Edwin H.
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2017.|
|Legal Status||Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.|