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Title [R.C. Van Name paint store]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date April 16, 1954
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. Front view of the R.C. Van Name paint store on Bay Street at the corner of Canal Street in Stapleton, Staten Island. A sign for Weitzman's Photo Shop is in the background at left. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "R.C. Van Name 4-16-54."
(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 1954
Latest Date 1954
Subjects Storefronts
Paints & varnishes
Stores & shops
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.1252
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2017.
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