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Title [Palma Motors]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date December 14, 1948
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Interior view of the repair garage at Palma Motors; there are several cars parked in the garage. A "Season's Greetings" banner hangs on the wall. 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 / Richmond Lincoln Mercury / 12-14-48 / 2 ea 8x10 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 1948
Latest Date 1948
Subjects Automobile dealerships
Automobile repair
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Palma, Joseph A.
Catalog Number 79.022.0866
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.