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Title [Palma Motors]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date May 5, 1956
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Front view of a brick building with signs "PALMA MOTOR SALES AND S[ERVICE]" and "FORD." Two cars are parked in front. 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 / 5/5/56 / John Mauro / 1 print each only."
(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 1956
Latest Date 1956
Subjects Automobile dealerships
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Palma, Joseph A.
Catalog Number 79.022.0392
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.