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Title [Ravenhurst Park construction site]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date September 8, 1952
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of a man on a bulldozer in a cleared area in Westerleigh, Staten Island. There is a sign at left: "Ravenhurst Park / CUSTOM / BUILT / HOMES / 4-5-6 ROOMS WITH EXPANSION ATTIC / Now Ready For Sale / CALL AT OFFICE - 730 FOREST AVE. / PHONE GI.2-4005-1344." The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Odegard [sic] 9-8-52."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History The name "Odegard" in the inscription refers to Ole O. Odegaard, a Staten Island builder and developer whose office was located at 730 Forest Avenue.
Earliest Date 1952
Latest Date 1952
Subjects Real estate development
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Odegaard, Ole O.
Catalog Number 79.022.2530
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2017.
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