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Title [Palma Motors]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date November 29, 1955
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Interior view of the automotive repair garage at Palma Motors, with two cars in the garage. Palma Motor Sales was located at 1355 Castleton Avenue in West New Brighton, Staten Island. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Palma Motors Inc. 11/29/55 / 2 each 8 x 10 glossy."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
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 1955
Latest Date 1955
Subjects Automobile dealerships
Interiors
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.0476
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 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.