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Title [Main Street at Amboy Road]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date 1948
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of Main Street from the corner of Amboy Road in Tottenville, Staten Island. Businesses seen include Roulstons, Roy's Market, Central Pharmacy, and the Stadium Theater. The focus of the image is a billboard on the side of the Roulstons building: "Be A 'Courteous Driver' / DRIVE / SAFELY! / Sponsored by / KIWANIS CLUB OF STATEN ISLAND / IN COOPERATION WITH POLICE DEPT. CITY OF NEW YORK." A billboard advertising Heinz tomato soup is at left.
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Earliest Date 1948
Latest Date 1948
Subjects Streets
Billboards
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.4721
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2017.
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