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Title [Mobilgas service station]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date January 12, 1949
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Diagonal front and side view of a Mobilgas service station on the corner of Victory Boulevard and Fiedler Avenue in Tompkinsville, Staten Island. Sign over the door of the building: "ADAM'S SERVICE." Rows of houses are behind the station at left, and two apartment buildings are seen in the background. The roadway in the foreground is paved with rectangular blocks. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Socony Vacum [sic] Oil 1-12-49 / 1 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 Automobile service stations
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.2500
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, February 2017.
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