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Title [Mayflower store]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date September 13, 1952
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Street scene; front view of a store with large sign "MAYFLOWER". Sign at top of building: "LEO BUILDING". Store windows display clothing; women and children walk on the sidewalk in front of the building. A Woolworth's store is partially visible at left. One car is parked at left side of image. Part of a Lerner shop is visible on the right.
(Keywords: Automobile, Twentieth Century, New York)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History The Mayflower store was located at 114 Richmond Avenue, Port Richmond.

A native of Staten Island, Herbert A. Flamm was an active community leader as well as a prolific commercial photographer. Clients such as the Board of Transportation, the Richmond Poster Company, and owners of family businesses hired Mr. Flamm to document local stores and street scenes. The Staten Island Historical Society owns more than 7,000 of Mr. Flamm’s original film negatives.
Earliest Date 1952
Latest Date 1952
Subjects Storefronts
Clothing & dress
Clothing stores
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.0011
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, July 2014.
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