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Title [Workers on strike at Paramount Grill]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date December 29, 1954
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Two men walk on the sidewalk in front of the Paramount Grill at 219 Canal Street in Stapleton, Staten Island. Both men wear "ON STRIKE" signs. There is a sign posted in one of the bar's windows: "THIS IS A / UNION BAR / SIGNED UP WITH / LOC. 205 I.L.A. IND." The building next door at left is the "Laundermat." The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Local 15 / Bartenders Union / 30 E. 29 St / Roca / McRoberts / 12/29/54 / Re - Paramount Grill."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History
Earliest Date 1954
Latest Date 1954
Subjects Bars
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.4491
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2017.
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