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Title [Meyer's Casino, South Beach, Staten Island]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date ca. 1905-1915
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print. View of a row of buildings at South Beach, Staten Island, with the beach in the foreground. The building in the center of the row has sign "MEYER'S CASINO, INC." A man is working on the beach; he is bent over, holding a tool (possibly a shovel). He is in front of a dump wagon which is hooked up to a small tractor that has inscription "Cleveland Tractor Co."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 3.375 x 5.250
Acquisition Gift of Edwin Skinner
Ownership and History This is one of a group of photographs donated to the Historical Society in 1952 by Edwin H. Skinner, who for many years was manager of the Staten Island Beach Land Improvement Company in South Beach.
Earliest Date 1905
Latest Date 1915
Subjects Beaches
Casinos
Carts & wagons
Tractors
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Skinner, Edwin H.
Catalog Number 52.012.0035
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 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.