The Life and Times of Staten Islander Alice Austen

...  book that was on the history of the American women. The book raised enough funds to move her from the poorhouse back to a nursing home. In October of 1951 Alice was The Guest of honor at a display of her photography at the Richmondtown musem in Staten Island, New York where over 300 guest celebrated the first Alice Austen Day. Alice Austen died peacefully in her sleep June 9, 1952 and was buried in the Austen family plot at the Moravian cemetery in New Dorp, Staten Island. On The Beat – Alice Austen House Museum, Courtesy of ...