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The Children of the Jacob A. Riis House on my lawn, summer of 1901.

The Children of the Jacob A. Riis House on my lawn, summer of 1901.

Children seated Jacob Riis's lawn.

The Children of the Jacob A. Riis House on my lawn, summer of 1901.

The Children of the Jacob A. Riis House on my lawn, summer of 1901.

Children seated Jacob Riis's lawn.

["The Battle with the Slum" poster for Riis lecture.]

["The Battle with the Slum" poster for Riis lecture.]

Reproduction of a poster advertising a lecture by Jacob Riis.

["Riis Camp," Eight boys at lake.]

["Riis Camp," Eight boys at lake.]

Young men covered with mud, each has a letter on his chest, to spell "RIIS CAMP".

A Vegetable Stand in the Mulberry Street Bend with Myself [Jacob A. Riis]  in the picture.

A Vegetable Stand in the Mulberry Street Bend with Myself [Jacob A. Riis] in the picture.


A Vegetable Stand in the Mulberry Street Bend with Myself [Jacob A. Riis]  in the picture.

A Vegetable Stand in the Mulberry Street Bend with Myself [Jacob A. Riis] in the picture.


The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.

The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.

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The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.

The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.


The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.

The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.


The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.

The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.


The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.

The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.


The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.

The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.


Children in "The Ship," destroyed by B. of Health in 1897, after the visit of Roosevelt & myself [Jacob A. Riis] there.

Children in "The Ship," destroyed by B. of Health in 1897, after the visit of Roosevelt & myself [Jacob A. Riis] there.

Four children at a table, eating, in a tenement building known as "The Ship" on Hamilton Street.

A "Scrub" and her Bed -- the Plank.

A "Scrub" and her Bed -- the Plank.

An old woman with the plank she sleeps on at the Eldridge Street Station women's lodging room.

An Italian Home under a Dump.

An Italian Home under a Dump.


Dedication of the Domkirke, August 7, 1904. The Royal Family all up at the altar with the ministers etc. Lammel & Katie to the right, in the seats past ahead of crowd in the aisle. I [Jacob A. Riis] s

Dedication of the Domkirke, August 7, 1904. The Royal Family all up at the altar with the ministers etc. Lammel & Katie to the right, in the seats past ahead of crowd in the aisle. I [Jacob A. Riis] s


Dedication of the Domkirke, August 7, 1904. The Royal Family all up at the altar with the ministers etc. Lammel & Katie to the right, in the seats past ahead of crowd in the aisle. I [Jacob A. Riis] s

Dedication of the Domkirke, August 7, 1904. The Royal Family all up at the altar with the ministers etc. Lammel & Katie to the right, in the seats past ahead of crowd in the aisle. I [Jacob A. Riis] s


"I Scrubs." Katie , who keeps house in West Forty-ninth Street.

"I Scrubs." Katie , who keeps house in West Forty-ninth Street.


Children in "The Ship," destroyed by B. of Health in 1897, after the visit of Roosevelt & myself [Jacob A. Riis] there.

Children in "The Ship," destroyed by B. of Health in 1897, after the visit of Roosevelt & myself [Jacob A. Riis] there.

Four children at a table, eating, in a tenement building known as "The Ship" on Hamilton Street.

The Old Gribbon sisters at 5 Van Dam Street photographed Dec. 1895 after I [Jacob A. Riis] had got them pensioned by Miss Emily Vanderbilt Sloane.

The Old Gribbon sisters at 5 Van Dam Street photographed Dec. 1895 after I [Jacob A. Riis] had got them pensioned by Miss Emily Vanderbilt Sloane.


The Old Gribbon sisters at 5 Van Dam Street photographed Dec. 1895 after I [Jacob A. Riis] had got them pensioned by Miss Emily Vanderbilt Sloane.

The Old Gribbon sisters at 5 Van Dam Street photographed Dec. 1895 after I [Jacob A. Riis] had got them pensioned by Miss Emily Vanderbilt Sloane.


Mulberry Street Police Station. Waiting for the Lodging to open.

Mulberry Street Police Station. Waiting for the Lodging to open.


Bone Alley Park site -- when the tenements were torn down, one of the small park sites I [Jacob A. Riis] located, taken 1898.

Bone Alley Park site -- when the tenements were torn down, one of the small park sites I [Jacob A. Riis] located, taken 1898.

The cleared blocks of land to become Bone Alley Park.

Bone Alley Park site -- when the tenements were torn down, one of the small park sites I [Jacob A. Riis] located, taken 1898.

Bone Alley Park site -- when the tenements were torn down, one of the small park sites I [Jacob A. Riis] located, taken 1898.

The cleared blocks of land to become Bone Alley Park.

Organized Charity. "A home nurse."

Organized Charity. "A home nurse."

A barefoot young boy stands next to a woman in bed.

What a Search of the Lodgers brought forth.

What a Search of the Lodgers brought forth.

A cabinet filled with weapons, wallets, combs, photographs, brass knuckles, and other personal objects...

What a Search of the Lodgers brought forth.

What a Search of the Lodgers brought forth.

A cabinet filled with weapons, wallets, combs, photographs, brass knuckles, and other personal objects...

A Downtown "Morgue."

A Downtown "Morgue."

Men in a crowded in an "Black and Tan" dive bar.

A few of the boys going to work in the Night Shift in a Virginia glass factory.

A few of the boys going to work in the Night Shift in a Virginia glass factory.


[Pitched tent on platform and old man with a pipe.]

[Pitched tent on platform and old man with a pipe.]


[Old man getting a shave, in the woods.]

[Old man getting a shave, in the woods.]


Children's Aid Society. Going West. Last party sent out by Mrs. John Jacob Astor before her death.

Children's Aid Society. Going West. Last party sent out by Mrs. John Jacob Astor before her death.


Organized Charity. "A home nurse."

Organized Charity. "A home nurse."

A barefoot young boy stands next to a woman in bed.

A Dependent Widower.

A Dependent Widower.


A mile from daylight.

A mile from daylight.


[Architectural view.]

[Architectural view.]

A large freestanding Gothic/Tudor style institutional building of unknown association.

Children's Aid Society. Going West. Last party sent out by Mrs. John Jacob Astor before her death.

Children's Aid Society. Going West. Last party sent out by Mrs. John Jacob Astor before her death.


Children's Aid Society. Going West. Last party sent out by Mrs. John Jacob Astor before her death.

Children's Aid Society. Going West. Last party sent out by Mrs. John Jacob Astor before her death.


Children's Aid Society. Going West. Last party sent out by Mrs. John Jacob Astor before her death.

Children's Aid Society. Going West. Last party sent out by Mrs. John Jacob Astor before her death.


Organized Charity. A Dependent Widower.

Organized Charity. A Dependent Widower.


A Downtown "Morgue."

A Downtown "Morgue."

Men in a crowded in an "Black and Tan" dive bar.

A Growler Gang in Session.

A Growler Gang in Session.


A Growler Gang in Session.

A Growler Gang in Session.


A Child of the Dump.

A Child of the Dump.


A Group of Kindergarten Children.

A Group of Kindergarten Children.


A Growler Gang in Session.

A Growler Gang in Session.


Ribe Domkirke. The "pagan" that was uncovered when the white wash of centuries was removed in the restoration (1904) -- see him up in the top of the arch to the left. He is supposed to be protecting a

Ribe Domkirke. The "pagan" that was uncovered when the white wash of centuries was removed in the restoration (1904) -- see him up in the top of the arch to the left. He is supposed to be protecting a


Ribe. The Domkirke as restored after twenty one years of labor. The Marie tower rebuilt, had been down a couple of hundred years (the small tower to the right).

Ribe. The Domkirke as restored after twenty one years of labor. The Marie tower rebuilt, had been down a couple of hundred years (the small tower to the right).


It costs a Dallar a Month to sleep in the Sheds.

It costs a Dallar a Month to sleep in the Sheds.

A woman holding a child, and men sitting in a rear yard of a Jersey Street tenement.

It costs a Dallar a Month to sleep in the Sheds.

It costs a Dallar a Month to sleep in the Sheds.

A woman holding a child, and men sitting in a rear yard of a Jersey Street tenement.

A Boarder at the Rutgers Street Dump

A Boarder at the Rutgers Street Dump

A pig in the corner of a small room or stable.

A cozy corner in a Brooklyn public school (teaching the girls houskeeping).

A cozy corner in a Brooklyn public school (teaching the girls houskeeping).

A domestic setting in a summer school at Brooklyn's P.S. 32.

A cozy corner in a Brooklyn public school (teaching the girls houskeeping).

A cozy corner in a Brooklyn public school (teaching the girls houskeeping).

A domestic setting in a summer school at Brooklyn's P.S. 32.

A Growler Gang in Session.

A Growler Gang in Session.


[Group portrait in front of tent.]

[Group portrait in front of tent.]

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