My Dear Alice provides a portal to women and LGBTQ history – Northwestern Now | World Svings

When she visited the Alice Austen House Museum in 2018 to give a book talk about street photographer Vivian Maier, Northwestern professor Pamela Bannos was captivated by Austen’s unique story. The 19th-century photographer spent more than 50 years with her partner Gertrude Tate, living most of the time in the Austen family’s Clear Comfort cottage … Read more