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Title [Richmond Terrace]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date ca. 1950-1955
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of Richmond Terrace just west of Richmond Avenue in Port Richmond, Staten Island. The street is partially blocked by two barricades, each with a sign attached to it: "BAYONNE / FERRY" with an arrow pointing right, and "CONSTRUCTION / DETOUR." A portion of the Bayonne Bridge is seen in the distance. Businesses visible include O'Doran's Drugs, Schiff's Furniture, a bowling alley, and Empire Restaurant. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Empire Station / Herb / 1 each / [contact?]."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Earliest Date 1950
Latest Date 1955
Subjects Construction
Streets
Furniture stores
Drugstores
Bowling alleys
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.4509
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2017.
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