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Title [Food Fair supermarket]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date 1960s
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of the Food Fair supermarket in Eltingville, Staten Island, seen from across the parking lot. The G&S Paint Store is next door. The photographer's shadow is seen in the foreground.
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History Twentieth-century supermarkets like Food Fair took advantage of new technologies in food processing, packaging, and distribution, and offered ample parking for shoppers traveling by automobile.
Earliest Date 1960
Latest Date 1969
Subjects Supermarkets
Grocery stores
Parking lots
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.0899
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, September 2014.
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