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Title [Palma Motors]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date 1948-1949
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Interior view of the showroom at the Palma Motors car dealership, located at 1355 Castleton Avenue in West New Brighton, Staten Island. The room is decorated with streamers and flowers; men and women are looking at the cars. A sign on the far wall advertises the "1949 FORD".
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History Joseph A. Palma, Staten Island Borough President from 1934 to 1945, opened Palma Motors in 1929.
Earliest Date 1948
Latest Date 1949
Subjects Interiors
Automobile dealerships
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Palma, Joseph A.
Catalog Number 79.022.6528
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2015.
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