[Jacob A. Riis.]
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.]
Reproduction of a poster advertising a lecture by Jacob Riis.
["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.
The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.
Photographs, Prints & Drawings
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.
An old woman with the plank she sleeps on at the Eldridge Street Station women's lodging room.
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
"I Scrubs." Katie , who keeps house in West Forty-ninth 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.
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.
The cleared blocks of land to become Bone Alley Park.
Organized Charity. "A home nurse."
A barefoot young boy stands next to a woman in bed.
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."
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.
[Pitched tent on platform and old man with a pipe.]
[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.
A Dependent Widower.
[In a Sweatshop.]
A mile from daylight.
A large freestanding Gothic/Tudor style institutional building of unknown association.
Organized Charity. A Dependent Widower.
A Growler Gang in Session.
A Child of the Dump.
A Group of Kindergarten Children.
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).
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 pig in the corner of a small room or stable.
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.
[Group portrait in front of tent.]