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Title [Ragweed Project]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date August 31, 1949
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of a group of men standing outdoors in front of 3 trucks; one man is seated inside each truck. Several of the men hold spraying equipment. Staten Island Borough President Cornelius A. Hall stands at far left. Sign on the front of the center truck: "RAGWEED PROJECT / AUTHORIZED BY / MAYOR WILLIAM O'DWYER / Under the Supervision of / BOROUGH PRESIDENT / CORNELIUS A. HALL." The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Boro Pres Hall 8-31-49 / 2 ea 8x10."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Earliest Date 1949
Latest Date 1949
Subjects Government officials
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Hall, Cornelius A.
Catalog Number 79.022.2911
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, February 2017.
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