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Title S.I. Semler's Grant City
Object Name Negative, Film
Date ca. 1915-1925
Collection Albertype Company Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of a 2 1/2-story building on a street corner; the building has a round turret. Sign on the building over the porch: "MIDLAND PARK HOTEL CO." Handwritten inscription on the edge of the negative: "S.I. Semler's Grant City."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Acquisition Gift of Wisconsin State Historical Society
Ownership and History The Midland Park Hotel, located at Lincoln Avenue and South Railroad Avenue in Grant City, Staten Island, was a popular leisure spot and destination for visitors to Staten Island. The hotel was operated for many years by Albert P. Semler (1863-1941).
Earliest Date 1910
Latest Date 1925
Subjects Hotels
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Semler, Albert P.
Catalog Number 53.012.0176
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2016.
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