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Title [Uniforms by Ostwald factory]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date June 28, 1967
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Interior view of the Uniforms by Ostwald factory in New Brighton, Staten Island. A woman works at a large sewing machine. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Ostwald June 28/67 / 2 each 8x10".
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History Uniforms by Ostwald was a leading manufacturer of musical uniforms; their prominent customers included the West Point Band and the United States Marine Band. A 1967 newspaper article noted that the firm produced 3,000 uniforms a week.
Earliest Date 1967
Latest Date 1967
Subjects Factories
Industrial facilities
Sewing machines
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.0970
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, November 2016.
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