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Title [R.C. Van Name paint store on Bay Street]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date ca. 1951
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of Bay Street at the corner of Canal Street in Stapleton, Staten Island. The R.C. Van Name paint store is on the corner; other businesses visible include Jerome's Men's Shop and Paramount Tailors.
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History According to the 1949 Staten Island telephone directory, the R.C. Van Name paint store had four locations: 631 Bay Street in Stapleton; 41 Richmond Avenue in Port Richmond (their main store); 1234 Castleton Avenue in West New Brighton; and 1 Giffords Lane in Great Kills
Earliest Date 1950
Latest Date 1952
Subjects Streets
Stores & shops
Paints & varnishes
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.3143
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2017.
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