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Title [Richmond Road and Clove Road]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date April 4, 1950
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of the intersection of Richmond Road and Clove Road in Concord. At right is a brick building with the wall covered with posters. A sign for a Sunoco station is at left. Several boys are in the street.
(Keywords: Twentieth Century, New York City)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History The posters visible on the outside of the building at right provide advertising for Ernie's Polar Cave; Hawaiian music at the Melody Club in New Dorp; and (at far right) "STATEN ISLAND / DRIVE-IN / AUTO THEATRE / ... / SIT IN YOUR CAR / SEE AND HEAR THE MOVIES / ... / NOW / OPEN".

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 1950
Latest Date 1950
Subjects Streets
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.2949
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, July 2014.
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