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Title [Oakwood Inn]
Object Name Negative, Film
Date ca. 1910-1920
Collection Albertype Company Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Corner view of the Oakwood Inn in Oakwood, Staten Island. There are several signs on the building: "OAKWOOD INN."; "WM.F. REDDING'S OAKWOOD INN." "EATS WHEN YOU'RE HUNGRY & DRINKS WHEN YOU'RE DRY."; and "CHICKEN. / MARYLAND / BROILED".
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Acquisition Gift of Wisconsin State Historical Society
Ownership and History The Oakwood Inn's proprietor, William F. Redding, lived on Amboy Road in Oakwood. His occupation is listed in census records as "Hotel" in the 1910 census, and "Farmer, Chicken Farm" in the 1920 census.
Earliest Date 1910
Latest Date 1920
Subjects Restaurants
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Redding, William F.
Catalog Number 53.012.0442
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, November 2016.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.