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Title [Shell service station]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date September 19, 1963
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Diagonal front and side view of a Shell service station at the corner of Forest Avenue and Livermore Avenue in Westerleigh, Staten Island.
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History As car ownership surged in the mid-20th century, service stations appeared across Staten Island. Commercial photographer Herbert A. Flamm's clients included some of the large national oil companies that operated these stations.
Earliest Date 1963
Latest Date 1963
Subjects Automobile service stations
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.2745
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, November 2016.
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