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Title [Actors Fund Home]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Simonson, Frederick M.
Date ca. 1914
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print. Front view of a large Tudor style building with a center turret; entrance gate at left; several large trees in front of building; sidewalk and street in foreground; two men stand on the sidewalk at left.
(Keywords: West New Brighton, New York City, Twentieth Century, Clove Road)
Print size 5 x 7
Acquisition Collection of the Staten Island Historical Society
Ownership and History The Actors Fund was established in 1882 as a charity to provide assistance to men and women in the theatrical profession. In 1902, The Actors Fund opened a home for retired entertainers on Staten Island, located on Clove Road in West New Brighton. The home was relocated to Englewood, New Jersey, in 1928, and is still in operation in 2015 as an assisted living and nursing care facility called The Lillian Booth Actors Home of The Actors Fund.
Earliest Date 1910
Latest Date 1920
Subjects Actors
Nursing homes
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.0036
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2015.
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.