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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.

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

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


["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.

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


["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".

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

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


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.


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 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.

Photographs, Prints & Drawings

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.

"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 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.


[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.


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.


Roof playground (boys) -- Public School.

Roof playground (boys) -- Public School.


[Nightime around campfire.]

[Nightime around campfire.]


[Summer Camp: Four Girls in front of tent. ]

[Summer Camp: Four Girls in front of tent. ]


[Group of boys and farmer in the woods.]

[Group of boys and farmer in the woods.]


[Group of men in front of tent.]

[Group of men in front of tent.]


[Group portrait in front of tent.]

[Group portrait in front of tent.]

Photographs, Prints & Drawings

[Pitched tents in the woods.]

[Pitched tents in the woods.]


[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.]


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.


Organized Charity. "A home nurse."

Organized Charity. "A home nurse."

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

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).


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.

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...

[Goats in their stable.]

[Goats in their stable.]

Three goats in a brick pen.

Organized Charity. "On the Beach."

Organized Charity. "On the Beach."

A girl holding on to a rope at the water's edge.

[Summer Camp.]

[Summer Camp.]

Young women and girls seated and standing near a tent.

[Family group portrait.]

[Family group portrait.]

A portrait on a grassy knoll of women and children seated with men standing behind holding infants.

Ribe. The "pagan".

Ribe. The "pagan".

The "pagan" -- a figurative mural on a wall of the Domkirke in Ribe, Denmark, re-discovered when the...

A Dependent Widower.

A Dependent Widower.


A mile from daylight.

A mile from daylight.


Vacation playground at Public School 183, Manhattan, August 1905, Boy's Yard.

Vacation playground at Public School 183, Manhattan, August 1905, Boy's Yard.


P.S. 32 Brooklyn, Vacation Schools, August 13th 1902.

P.S. 32 Brooklyn, Vacation Schools, August 13th 1902.

Girls at desks holding up clothes made for dolls.

Organized Charity. A Dependent Widower.

Organized Charity. A Dependent Widower.


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