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The Bowery

Printed around 2014 from a photograph taken in 1974.

The Bowery

The Bowery

Printed around 2014 from a photograph taken in 1974.

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.


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

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


Poverty Gappers playing Coney Island.

Poverty Gappers playing Coney Island.


Street Arabs in sleeping quarters.

Street Arabs in sleeping quarters.

Three barefoot boys huddled at the base of an exterior corner of a church.

Poverty Gap Transformed -- the spot where Young Healey was murdered is now a playground.

Poverty Gap Transformed -- the spot where Young Healey was murdered is now a playground.


Upstairs in Blindman's Alley.

Upstairs in Blindman's Alley.

Three men and a woman seated in a small room, tea kettle on the stove.

The Mott Street Barracks.

The Mott Street Barracks.


The 'Ship' in Hmilton Street.

The 'Ship' in Hmilton Street.


Shanty town -- some of the last remnants, 1896.

Shanty town -- some of the last remnants, 1896.


A Mulberry Bend Alley.

A Mulberry Bend Alley.


Poverty Gap Transformed -- the spot where Young Healey was murdered is now a playground.

Poverty Gap Transformed -- the spot where Young Healey was murdered is now a playground.


Upstairs in Blindman's Alley.

Upstairs in Blindman's Alley.

Three men and a woman seated in a small room, tea kettle on the stove.

Poverty Gap Transformed -- the spot where Young Healey was murdered is now a playground.

Poverty Gap Transformed -- the spot where Young Healey was murdered is now a playground.


A Mulberry Bend Alley.

A Mulberry Bend Alley.


Street Arabs in sleeping quarters.

Street Arabs in sleeping quarters.

Three barefoot boys huddled at the base of an exterior corner of a church.

Poverty Gap Transformed -- the spot where Young Healey was murdered is now a playground.

Poverty Gap Transformed -- the spot where Young Healey was murdered is now a playground.


Poverty Gappers playing Coney Island.

Poverty Gappers playing Coney Island.


The Mott Street Barracks.

The Mott Street Barracks.


Poverty Gap Transformed -- the spot where Young Healey was murdered is now a playground.

Poverty Gap Transformed -- the spot where Young Healey was murdered is now a playground.


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.


How the Other Half Lives

How the Other Half Lives


Worth Street - Five Points [Weehawken Street to Worth Street]

Worth Street - Five Points [Weehawken Street to Worth Street]

The Five Points. Crossing of Baxter (late Orange), Park (late Cross), & Worth St. (late Anthony) Sts....

Worth Street - Five Points [Weehawken Street to Worth Street]

Worth Street - Five Points [Weehawken Street to Worth Street]

The Old Brewery, New York. | J. Clarence Davies Street Views Scrapbook

Worth Street - Five Points [Weehawken Street to Worth Street]

Worth Street - Five Points [Weehawken Street to Worth Street]

The Old Brewery, New York. | J. Clarence Davies Street Views Scrapbook

Worth Street - Five Points [Weehawken Street to Worth Street]

Worth Street - Five Points [Weehawken Street to Worth Street]

The Tenement House - The Five Points | J. Clarence Davies Street Views Scrapbook

Worth Street - Five Points [Weehawken Street to Worth Street]

Worth Street - Five Points [Weehawken Street to Worth Street]

The Five Points in 1859. View taken from the Corner of Worth and Little Water St. | J. Clarence Davies...

The Bowery 1970

The Bowery 1970

Printed from a photograph taken in 1970.

Yard in Jersey Street Tenement.

Yard in Jersey Street Tenement.

Printed by Chicago Albumen Works from original glass plate negative taken around 1897.

Spring Lane [Don Freeman's Newsstand.]

Spring Lane [Don Freeman's Newsstand.]


#104 Monroe St. New York City. From Point Near Cellar Entrance to #102 Monroe St. Looking N.W. at Rear of #104 Monroe St.

#104 Monroe St. New York City. From Point Near Cellar Entrance to #102 Monroe St. Looking N.W. at Rear of #104 Monroe St.

2:52 PM.

Streets--Astor Slums

Streets--Astor Slums

Photographs of the exteriors of residences owned by the Astor family on the Lower East Side in Manhattan....

"Slept in that cellar four years."

"Slept in that cellar four years."

A man atop a make-shift bed that consists of a plank across two barrels.

An Italian Home under a Dump.

An Italian Home under a Dump.


The Old Brewery at the Five Points N.Y.

The Old Brewery at the Five Points N.Y.

As it appeared Decr. 1st 1852 previous to its being torn down by the Ladies Home Missionary Socy. of...

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.


The Bowery

The Bowery

Printed around 2014 from a photograph taken in 1974.

A Tramp's nest in Ludlow Street.

A Tramp's nest in Ludlow Street.


An old rear-tenement in Roosevelt Street.

An old rear-tenement in Roosevelt Street.


It costs a Dallar a Month to sleep in the Sheds.

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.

The "Slide" that was the Children's only Playground once.

The "Slide" that was the Children's only Playground once.

Children and a woman sit on an inclined cellar door.

A Cellar Dive in the Bend.

A Cellar Dive in the Bend.


The Seward Park on Opening Day.

The Seward Park on Opening Day.


A Boarder at the Rutgers Street Dump.

A Boarder at the Rutgers Street Dump.


"Slept in that cellar four years."

"Slept in that cellar four years."

A man atop a make-shift bed that consists of a plank across two barrels.

An Italian Home under a Dump.

An Italian Home under a Dump.


Bandits' Roost - a Mulberry Bend Alley.

Bandits' Roost - a Mulberry Bend Alley.


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.


Old Law Tenements

Old Law Tenements

35-47 1/2 East 1st Street.

An old rear-tenement in Roosevelt Street.

An old rear-tenement in Roosevelt Street.


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

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


The "Slide" that was the Children's only Playground once.

The "Slide" that was the Children's only Playground once.

Children and a woman sit on an inclined cellar door.

An Italian Home under a Dump.

An Italian Home under a Dump.


The 'Ship' in Hmilton Street.

The 'Ship' in Hmilton Street.


A Boarder at the Rutgers Street Dump

A Boarder at the Rutgers Street Dump

A pig in the corner of a small room or stable.

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