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Title [New York Telephone Company truck]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date December 1, 1964
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Partial view of a truck parked on the side of the road, with the Verrazano Narrows Bridge in the background. Sign on the side of the truck: "It's here / NEW / Staten Island / Telephone / Directory." Two men stand alongside the truck, facing each other; one man holds a Staten Island telephone directory, and the other man has his hand on top of the directory. The man at right is Raymond C. Fingado, who worked for the New York Telephone Company. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "N.Y. Telephone Co. / 12/1/64 Bridge Plaza / S.I. Books / Trucking Co. Truck."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)

Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Earliest Date 1964
Latest Date 1964
Subjects Bridges
Telephone directories
Telephone companies
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Fingado, Raymond C.
Catalog Number 79.022.4515
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2017.
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