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The Tramp.

The Tramp.

A pipe-smoking man seated in a yard in front of a ramshakle shanty.

Street Arabs -- night, Boys in sleeping quarter.

Street Arabs -- night, Boys in sleeping quarter.

Three boys curled around a barrel, asleep at the bottom of stairs.

Street Arabs in sleeping quarters.

Street Arabs in sleeping quarters.

Three children curled up on a metal grate in a below-grade areaway.

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.

"12 year old boy at work pulling threads. Had sworn certificate he was 16 -- owned under cross-examination...

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.

Italian mother and her baby in Jersey Street.

"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.


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.

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.


[Central Park Shanty Town]

[Central Park Shanty Town]


Kings County Almshouse.

Kings County Almshouse.


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


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

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

Two boys holding sticks lean on a fence that reads "Please Keep Off the Grass".

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.]

Two girls and a boy gathered on a step at a doorway.

[Police Station Lodger.]

[Police Station Lodger.]

A man on the floor of a police station lodging house.

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

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


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

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


Women's Lodging Room in Eldridge Street Police Station.

Women's Lodging Room in Eldridge Street Police Station.

Women sleeping on plank beds and the floor.

Court at No. 24 Baxter Street.

Court at No. 24 Baxter Street.


Kings County Alms House. Linen Room.

Kings County Alms House. Linen Room.


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

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

Board room at the Association for the Relief of Respectable Aged Indigent Females, 891 Amsterdam Avenue....

A Secret on Stanton St., N.Y.

A Secret on Stanton St., N.Y.

Two girls and a boy gathered on a step at a doorway.

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.

Straus Milk Station for the Poor in City Hall Park with people crowding the concession and City Hall...

Kings County Alms House.

Kings County Alms House.


Stanton St., N.Y.

Stanton St., N.Y.

Children playing on the sidwalk.

Slums, Characters.

Slums, Characters.

A woman posed in the side passage of a tenement house on Thomas Street.

A Rookery in Mulberry Bend

A Rookery in Mulberry Bend


A derelict.

A derelict.

Man sleeping in the entrance of Balesco Theater.

Old style tenement in Washington Street.

Old style tenement in Washington Street.


Baby Nursery in Five Points House of Industry, at supper.

Baby Nursery in Five Points House of Industry, at supper.


Street Arabs in night-quarters -- Mulberry Street.

Street Arabs in night-quarters -- Mulberry Street.

Young men and boys sleeping on a ramshackle porch.

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.


Shanty town about 69th Street West (Boulevard). Disappeared since.

Shanty town about 69th Street West (Boulevard). Disappeared since.


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

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


Ground plan of a Cherry Street block showing crowding on lot.

Ground plan of a Cherry Street block showing crowding on lot.


"Didn't live nowhere."

"Didn't live nowhere."


Police Station Lodger: Women's lodging room in W. 30th Street Station.

Police Station Lodger: Women's lodging room in W. 30th Street Station.

Women seated on plank beds.

Children's Aid Society: Dormitory in the Tompkins Square Lodging House for Boys.

Children's Aid Society: Dormitory in the Tompkins Square Lodging House for Boys.


Dens of Death.

Dens of Death.

"Old picture taken for the Board of Health in 1872, 'Dens of Death' in the Mulberry Bend, (at the old...

Mulberry Bend--One of the Five Points Fifty Years Ago.

Mulberry Bend--One of the Five Points Fifty Years Ago.

"Old picture taken for the Board of Health in 1872, Mulberry Bend -- South-West Corner of the block --...

The Old Church" Tenement.

The Old Church" Tenement.

"Old picture taken for the Board of Health in 1872, September 3. Old Baptist Church Nos. 5-7-9 Mulberry...

Organized Charity. A Dependent Widower.

Organized Charity. A Dependent Widower.


Org. Charity, Childrens Aid Society.

Org. Charity, Childrens Aid Society.


Organized Charity. Minding the Baby, "A little mother".

Organized Charity. Minding the Baby, "A little mother".


Organized Charity. Dirty Tenement Hallway.

Organized Charity. Dirty Tenement Hallway.


Organized Charity. "A home nurse."

Organized Charity. "A home nurse."

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

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.

A man wearing an eye patch waiting to apply for lodging at the Leonard Street Station.

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