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Prayer time in the nursery, Five Points House of Industry.
Prayer-time in the Nursery - Five Points House of Industry.
The Potter's Field Consecrated Ground.
The Division Street Park site -- as it was when tenements were cleared away, taken 1898.
Men's lodging room in West 47th Street Station.
Street Arabs in sleeping quarters.
"Knee-pants" at forty five cents a dozen -- A Ludlow Street Sweater's Shop.
Lodgers in a crowded Bayard Street tenement - "Five cents a spot."
In the home of an Italian Ragpicker, Jersey Street.
The Board of Election Inspectors in the Beach Street School.
The Survival of the Unfittest.
Shelter Island; View from the hill toward Prospect & Greenport.
Yard in Jersey Street Tenement.
Shelter Island; Our (Indian) Washer woman.
Shelter Island; Coming through the Fields.
Night in Gotham Court.
Bohemian cigar makers at work in their tenement.
"Little Susie at Her Work," Gotham Court.
Bone Alley Park site -- when the tenements were torn down, one of the small park sites I [Jacob A. Riis] located, taken 1898.
Police Station Lodger: Women's lodging room in W. 30th Street Station.
"Minding the Baby," Cherry Hill.
Under the Dump at West 47th Street.
The Potter's Field.
Police Station Lodging Room 2. Waiting to be let in to Mulberry Street Station.
In the home of an Italtian Ragpicker, Jersey Street.
Police Station Lodgers 19. The Single typhus lodger in Eldridge Street, he lay by the stove in the policemen's room no one dreaming what ailed him.
Shelter Island; Our (Indian) Washer woman and her dog.
Shelter Island; Our (Indian) Washer woman and her baby.
Waiting to be let into playground.
Shelter Island NY; The Children on Cartwright's Lawn, 1892.
Baby in slum tenement, dark stairs--it's playground.
A "Scrub" and her Bed -- the Plank.