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Title [Hurlburt bus]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1916
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on a brown cardboard mount. Diagonal front and side view of an open-top motorized bus. There are two men in the front seat, and behind them are 11 passengers (6 men, 4 women, and one child). The bus has seven doors on the side. Metal plaque on the side of the hood: "HURLBURT." The bus has New York license plate "78-080," date 1916. The bus is stopped in front of a two-story building with a sign for Bachmann lager beer. Partially legible sign at the roofline of the building: "[not legible] PICNIC GROUNDS." Handwritten inscription in pen on reverse of the mount: "Hurlburt Bus / 1916." Location is not known, but is likely Staten Island.
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 6 x 8
Earliest Date 1916
Latest Date 1916
Subjects Buses
Transportation
Picnic grounds
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.1413
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, June 2017.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.