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Poverty
[Police Station Lodger.]

[Police Station Lodger.]

Shanty town.

Shanty town.

No. 6 -- Bowery

No. 6 -- Bowery

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

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

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

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

[A Secret on Stanton St., N.Y.]

[A Secret on Stanton St., N.Y.]

Kings County Almshouse.

Kings County Almshouse.

The Tramp.

The Tramp.

Blind Beggar.

Blind Beggar.

Street Arabs -- night, Boys in sleeping quarter.

Street Arabs -- night, Boys in sleeping quarter.

Street Arabs in sleeping quarters.

Street Arabs in sleeping quarters.

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

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

"Knee-pants" at forty five cents a dozen -- A Ludlow Street Sweater's Shop.

"Knee-pants" at forty five cents a dozen -- A Ludlow Street Sweater's Shop.

In a Sweat Shop.

In a Sweat Shop.

Necktie workshop in a Division Street tenement.

Necktie workshop in a Division Street tenement.

Lodgers in a crowded Bayard Street tenement - "Five cents a spot."

Lodgers in a crowded Bayard Street tenement - "Five cents a spot."

In the home of an Italian Ragpicker, Jersey Street.

In the home of an Italian Ragpicker, Jersey Street.

"Slept in that cellar four years."

"Slept in that cellar four years."

An Italian Home under a Dump.

An Italian Home under a Dump.

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

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

Baxter Street Alley in Mulberry Bend, now destroyed.

Baxter Street Alley in Mulberry Bend, now destroyed.

Ready for Sabbath Eve in a Coal Cellar - a cobbler in Ludlow Street.

Ready for Sabbath Eve in a Coal Cellar - a cobbler in Ludlow Street.

Women's Lodging Room in Eldridge Street Police Station.

Women's Lodging Room in Eldridge Street Police Station.

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

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

Kings County Alms House. Linen Room.

Kings County Alms House. Linen Room.

Court at No. 24 Baxter Street.

Court at No. 24 Baxter Street.

Poverty

Poverty

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

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

Sanitary and Social Chart of the Fourth Ward of the City of New York to Accompany the report of the 4th Sanitary Inspection District Made to the Council of Hygiene of the Citizens' Association by E. R

Sanitary and Social Chart of the Fourth Ward of the City of New York to Accompany the report of the 4th Sanitary Inspection District Made to the Council of Hygiene of the Citizens' Association by E. R

[Central Park Shanty Town]

[Central Park Shanty Town]

A Secret on Stanton St., N.Y.

A Secret on Stanton St., N.Y.

Kings County Alms House.

Kings County Alms House.

Kings County Alms House.

Kings County Alms House.

Building, World & Straus Milk Station for the Poor.

Building, World & Straus Milk Station for the Poor.

Kings County Alms House.

Kings County Alms House.

Stanton St., N.Y.

Stanton St., N.Y.

Association for the Relief of Respectable Aged Indigent Females, Board Room.

Association for the Relief of Respectable Aged Indigent Females, Board Room.

Slums, Characters.

Slums, Characters.

Dens of Death.

Dens of Death.

Shoemaker working in a house in the yard of 219 Broome Street, which the landlord built when the sanitary police put him out of the basement. Clatterpole sticks up through his house. Rent $12 a month.

Shoemaker working in a house in the yard of 219 Broome Street, which the landlord built when the sanitary police put him out of the basement. Clatterpole sticks up through his house. Rent $12 a month.

Bird's-Eye View of an East Side Tenement Block.

Bird's-Eye View of an East Side Tenement Block.

[Arab Boarding House.]

[Arab Boarding House.]

Summertime -- Stanton St., N.Y.

Summertime -- Stanton St., N.Y.

Flagged Hallway in the "Big Flat."

Flagged Hallway in the "Big Flat."

Mountain Eagle and his Family of Iroquois Indians -- One of the few Indian families in the city, found at no. 6 Beach Street, Dec. 1895.

Mountain Eagle and his Family of Iroquois Indians -- One of the few Indian families in the city, found at no. 6 Beach Street, Dec. 1895.

Nibsy's Alley at 47 1/2 Crosby Street, torn down in the Fall of 1895.

Nibsy's Alley at 47 1/2 Crosby Street, torn down in the Fall of 1895.

Women's Lodging Room in Eldridge Street Police Station.

Women's Lodging Room in Eldridge Street Police Station.

Police Station Lodging Room 5. Midnight in the Leonard Street Station.

Police Station Lodging Room 5. Midnight in the Leonard Street Station.

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

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

Police Station Lodging Room 3. Stranded in the strange city, apply for lodging at Leonard Street Station.

Police Station Lodging Room 3. Stranded in the strange city, apply for lodging at Leonard Street Station.

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