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Title [May's Camp, South Beach, Staten Island]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1905
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print. View of a beach with a row of bungalows along the right side. There are two rowboats on the beach, and numerous men and women stand on the beach and on the boardwalk at right. Handwritten inscription along the top edge of the photo: "1905 MAY'S." Handwritten inscription in pencil on reverse: "View of Bungalows, at May's / Camp / S.I."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 3.750 x 7
Acquisition Gift of Edwin Skinner
Ownership and History This is one of a group of photographs donated to the Historical Society in 1952 by Edwin H. Skinner, who for many years was manager of the Staten Island Beach Land Improvement Company in South Beach.
Earliest Date 1905
Latest Date 1905
Subjects Beaches
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Skinner, Edwin H.
Catalog Number 52.012.0022
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2017.
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.