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Title [Nelson K. Mintz automobile dealership]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date April 4, 1955
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Interior view of the repair garage at the Nelson K. Mintz auto dealership. Sign on the wall: "NELSON K. MINTZ / AUTHORIZED DEALER / DESOTO PLYMOUTH / RECOMMENDS / TEXACO." The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Nelson K Mintz 4-4-55 / 3."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History The Nelson K. Mintz auto dealership was located at 720 Richmond Terrace in New Brighton, Staten Island. The business had been established in 1928, but this 1955 photograph documents the grand opening at this location.
Earliest Date 1955
Latest Date 1955
Subjects Automobile dealerships
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Mintz, Nelson K.
Catalog Number 79.022.1785
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2017.
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