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Title Seaside Colony
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1912
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print. View of an unpaved street at South Beach, Staten Island. There is a row of identical small bungalows down the length of the right side of the street. A group of men and women pose on the porches and in front of the two bungalows at far right. Other people are standing and walking in the street. Handwritten inscription along the top edge: "SEASIDE COLONY 1912." Handwritten inscription in pencil on reverse: "Seaside Bungalow County [sic]."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 4.125 x 6.750
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.
Earliest Date 1912
Latest Date 1912
Subjects Beaches
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Skinner, Edwin H.
Catalog Number 52.012.0015
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.