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Title [Brown's Fuel Oil Service truck]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date September 23, 1950
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Close-up front and side view of an oil delivery truck with inscription on the cab door: "119 DU BOIS AVE. / GI.2-8800 /4034." Inscription on the side of the tank: "BROWN'S / FUEL OIL SERVICE / OIL BURNER / INSTALLATION & SERVICE." The truck is parked in front of the Memoly Motors car dealership on Richmond Terrace in Port Richmond, Staten Island. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Memoly Motors 9/23/50 / 2 - 8x10."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Earliest Date 1950
Latest Date 1950
Subjects Automobile dealerships
Trucks
Fuel supply
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.2867
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, February 2017.
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