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Title [New York Telephone Company event at the Lane Theater]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date May 20, 1953
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of New Dorp Lane in New Dorp, Staten Island, with the Lane Theater at right. Inscription on the theater marquee: "SILVANA MANGANO / ANNA / THUNDER BIRDS." A banner hangs below the marquee: "free / WED. MAY 20TH / 10 AM / COME AND SEE / DEFENSE / AGAINST AIR ATTACK / N.Y. TELEPHONE CO. O.C.D." A U.S. military truck with a radar scanner on top is parked across the street. There is a barber pole against the building at far right. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "N.Y. Tel. co. / 4 Ea."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)


Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Earliest Date 1953
Latest Date 1953
Subjects Theaters
Telephone companies
Radar
Military vehicles
Civil defense
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.4964
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2016.
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