MOMENTS IN STATEN ISLAND'S
An exhibit at
The Alice Austen House Museum
BLACK BEN AND BOY, by S.E. Barton. Taken November 16, 1898, in Richmondtown, Staten Island. Ben is working with a bucksaw on a sawhorse, perhaps to cut word to continue work on the frame structure behind the boy. Photo courtesy of Staten Island Historical Society.
From Moments in Staten Island's Black Heritage, Alice Austen House Museum. Photo courtesy of Staten Island Historical Society.
Prepared by Kim DeCicco, for HST 594--Independent Study--Public History, with assistance from Professor Catherine Lavender, Department of History, The College of Staten Island/CUNY. Last updated: Wednesday 24 May 2000.