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1890, Hunting River Thieves, New York by Jacob Riis

Photographer: Jacob Riis Date: 1890 Location: NYC Info: Hunting River Thieves, New York

Jacob Riis, circa 1900.

Jacob Riis: Shedding Light On NYC's 'Other Half'

The novel refers to the writing and photographic work of Riis and also describes an encounter between Riis and the architect Stanford White

Jacob Riis, Five Cents Lodging, Bayard Street, c. 1889

New York, Jacob Riis - Five Cents Lodging, Bayard Street. How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York by Jacob Riis

Their playground a truck, Baxter Street. (1890)

Their playground a truck, Baxter Street.

Heavy loads of garments for home-work.  Near Bleeker St., New York, New York, 1912

Vintage Photos: Lewis Hine - Tenement Workers Heavy loads of garments for home-work. Near Bleeker St., New York, New York, 1912

Jacob Riis, Industrial School in West 52nd Street Children's Aid Society, New York, c. 1894

Jacob Riis, Industrial School in West 52nd Street Children's Aid Society, New York, c. 1894

ca. 1888–1898  Dens of Death NY — Photo by Jacob Riis ... hence WHY building codes enforced (survival)

As an immigrant in New York, photographer Jacob Riis documented how the other half lives. Here, we look at a collection of Jacob Riis photographs

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From Jacob Riis and all the way to Central Park, here's is just a small glimpse back into how carefree the were for a ch.

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Danish-born Jacob A. Riis found success in America as a reporter for the New York Tribune, first documenting crime and later turning his eye to

1890, New York, NY –A blind man stands alone on a street corner, offering pencils for sale in New York City. — Photo by Jacob Riis, Image © ...

New York, NY –A blind man stands alone on a street corner, offering pencils for sale in New York City. — Photo by Jacob Riis, Image © Bettmann/Corbis

vintage everyday: Amazing Vintage Photos of Everyday Life in New York City from the 1890s

A "Slide" in Hamilton Street. (Shopkeepers hammered the cellar door full of nails to stop their using it as their grand slide). (Jacob Riis, ca.

Mullen’s Alley, Cherry Hill. New York, 1888.  By Jacob Riis

Photographer: Jacob Riis Date: 1888 Location: USA Info: Mullen’s Alley, Cherry Hill

America's Gilded Age era - in NYC, A young Newsboy - "Newsie" selling the "New York Journal" newspaper, on the street.

New York City, the recent "heated term" and its effect upon the population of the tenement districts - a night scene on the east side.  Wood engraving, from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, August 12, 1882.  NYHS Image #79722d.

New York City, the recent "heated term" and its effect upon the population of the tenement districts - a night scene on the east side. Wood engraving, from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, August NYHS Image

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