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Title [Byrne's Beach Club damaged building]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date March 19, 1951
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of a partially demolished wooden building on a beach, probably from storm damage. Sign on the building: "ENTERTAINMENT / DANCING / BYRNE'S / BEACH / CLUB." Boarded-up bungalows and other damaged buildings are visible in the background. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "General Adjustment Bureau 3/19/51 / 2 Ea."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History Photographer Herbert Flamm often documented damage from storms and accidents for insurance companies.
Earliest Date 1951
Latest Date 1951
Subjects Beaches
Storms
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.2847
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, February 2017.
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