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Title [Grand Manor Superette]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date November 5, 1963
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Front and side view of the Grand Manor Superette on Manor Road in Castleton Corners, Staten Island. There is a sign above the windows: "Grand Manor SUPERETTE INC." with a logo on either side shaped like a silhouette of Staten Island with the words "RICHMOND / FARMS." Sign in the window: "Grand OPENING." Fresh produce is displayed on a tray and in baskets on the sidewalk outside the door. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Grand Manor Superette / 420 Manor Rd. / 11/5/63 / 2 each 6x8".
(Keywords: Four Corners, New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History Small, locally-owned grocery stores have long served Staten Islanders. The Grand Manor Superette, shown here celebrating its grand opening, was located at 420 Manor Road.

This building was still standing as of 2012, housing a shop called The Gallery of Favors and Gifts.
Earliest Date 1963
Latest Date 1963
Subjects Grocery stores
Food
Storefronts
Stores & shops
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.2648
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, November 2016.
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