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Title [Aerial view of Port Richmond and Memoly Motors]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date March 20, 1948
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Aerial view of Port Richmond, Staten Island. The large building in the center of the image is the Memoly Motors car dealership, located on Richmond Terrace.
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)

Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History The Memoly Motors automobile dealership, established in the 1930s, sold Dodge and Plymouth cars and trucks. They were located at 1893 Richmond Terrace in Port Richmond, and later opened a second location on Hylan Boulevard in New Dorp.

The facility near the top of this image may be Braybrook Stadium, a sports facility in Port Richmond that preceded the 1950s establishment of Weissglass Speedway and stadium at the same location.
Earliest Date 1948
Latest Date 1948
Subjects Aerial photographs
Stadiums
Automobile dealerships
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.0293
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2015.
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