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"The Little House" where Jacob Riis wrote many of his books - Richmond Hill, Queens. Nov. 6, 1950.

"The Little House" where Jacob Riis wrote many of his books - Richmond Hill, Queens. Nov. 6, 1950.

The Division Street Park site -- as it was when tenements were cleared away, taken 1898.

The Division Street Park site -- as it was when tenements were cleared away, taken 1898.

Men's lodging room in West 47th Street Station.

Men's lodging room in West 47th Street Station.

Two Greek children in Gotham Court debating if Santa Claus will get to their alley or not. He did.

Two Greek children in Gotham Court debating if Santa Claus will get to their alley or not. He did.

[Bringing foundling to police.]

[Bringing foundling to police.]

The Same Street when Colonel Waring wielded the Broom.

The Same Street when Colonel Waring wielded the Broom.

A Tammany-swept East Side Street before Col. Waring's Day.

A Tammany-swept East Side Street before Col. Waring's Day.

Public School 105 in Manhattan at the vacation playgrounds in Bronx-Park. August 19th 1902.

Public School 105 in Manhattan at the vacation playgrounds in Bronx-Park. August 19th 1902.

[Thompson Street, bird's eye view.]

[Thompson Street, bird's eye view.]

2 a.m. in the delivery room in the "Sun" office.

2 a.m. in the delivery room in the "Sun" office.

[Chinese Opium Joint.]

[Chinese Opium Joint.]

[Mulberry Street.]

[Mulberry Street.]

[Well-dressed man being thrown into jail.]

[Well-dressed man being thrown into jail.]

Morris High School in the Bronx from the Front, South west

Morris High School in the Bronx from the Front, South west

[Children tending to the garden.]

[Children tending to the garden.]

Mulbery Bend Park taken in 1900.

Mulbery Bend Park taken in 1900.

[Police Station Lodger.]

[Police Station Lodger.]

North Brother Island--"The coffin corner".

North Brother Island--"The coffin corner".

Shanty town.

Shanty town.

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.

Athletic meets in Crotona Park.

Athletic meets in Crotona Park.

An All-Night Two-Cent Restaurant, in "The Bend".

An All-Night Two-Cent Restaurant, in "The Bend".

Bandits' Roost - a Mulberry Bend Alley.

Bandits' Roost - a Mulberry Bend Alley.

The only Bath-tub in the Block: it hangs in the Air Shaft.

The only Bath-tub in the Block: it hangs in the Air Shaft.

[Lower East Side Street Scene.]

[Lower East Side Street Scene.]

Public School 167 in the Bronx, Main Entrance.

Public School 167 in the Bronx, Main Entrance.

Public School 175 in the Bronx, Jerome Avenue north of 184th Street.

Public School 175 in the Bronx, Jerome Avenue north of 184th Street.

Prayer time in the nursery, Five Points House of Industry.

Prayer time in the nursery, Five Points House of Industry.

Manual Training Class, Public School.

Manual Training Class, Public School.

Waiting at table, vacation school.

Waiting at table, vacation school.

Women's Lodging Room in Eldridge Street Police Station.

Women's Lodging Room in Eldridge Street Police Station.

A Downtown "Morgue."

A Downtown "Morgue."

The Riverside Tenements in Brooklyn.

The Riverside Tenements in Brooklyn.

Main Entrance of Public School 153 Bronx.

Main Entrance of Public School 153 Bronx.

Prayer-time in the Nursery - Five Points House of Industry.

Prayer-time in the Nursery - Five Points House of Industry.

Paper bags.

Paper bags.

The Potter's Field Consecrated Ground.

The Potter's Field Consecrated Ground.

The 'Soup House Gang' Class in History in the Duane Street Newsboys' Lodging House.

The 'Soup House Gang' Class in History in the Duane Street Newsboys' Lodging House.

Organized Charity. Night Messenger Service.

Organized Charity. Night Messenger Service.

The Mott Street Boys, "Keep off the Grass".

The Mott Street Boys, "Keep off the Grass".

Court at No. 24 Baxter Street.

Court at No. 24 Baxter Street.

The Tramp.

The Tramp.

Blind Beggar.

Blind Beggar.

Bandits' Roost - a Mulberry Bend Alley.

Bandits' Roost - a Mulberry Bend Alley.

Bandits' Roost - a Mulberry Bend Alley.

Bandits' Roost - a Mulberry Bend Alley.

Bottle Alley, Baxter Street.

Bottle Alley, Baxter Street.

The Bend.

The Bend.

Street Arabs -- night, Boys in sleeping quarter.

Street Arabs -- night, Boys in sleeping quarter.

Street Arabs in sleeping quarters.

Street Arabs in sleeping quarters.

2 a.m. in the delivery room in the "Sun" office.

2 a.m. in the delivery room in the "Sun" office.

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