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Jacob A. Riis
A Flat in the Pauper Barracks, West Thirty-eighth Street, with all its Furniture.

A Flat in the Pauper Barracks, West Thirty-eighth Street, with all its Furniture.

Court at No. 24 Baxter Street.

Court at No. 24 Baxter Street.

The 'Soup House Gang' Class in History in the Duane Street Newsboys' Lodging House.

The 'Soup House Gang' Class in History in the Duane Street Newsboys' Lodging House.

Organized Charity. Night Messenger Service.

Organized Charity. Night Messenger Service.

The Potter's Field Consecrated Ground.

The Potter's Field Consecrated Ground.

Manual Training Class, Public School.

Manual Training Class, Public School.

Waiting at table, vacation school.

Waiting at table, vacation school.

Main Entrance of Public School 153 Bronx.

Main Entrance of Public School 153 Bronx.

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

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

Paper bags.

Paper bags.

Women's Lodging Room in Eldridge Street Police Station.

Women's Lodging Room in Eldridge Street Police Station.

A Downtown "Morgue."

A Downtown "Morgue."

The Riverside Tenements in Brooklyn.

The Riverside Tenements in Brooklyn.

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.

[Lower East Side Street Scene.]

[Lower East Side Street Scene.]

Athletic meets in Crotona Park.

Athletic meets in Crotona Park.

Public School 167 in the Bronx, Main Entrance.

Public School 167 in the Bronx, Main Entrance.

Public School 175 in the Bronx, Jerome Avenue north of 184th Street.

Public School 175 in the Bronx, Jerome Avenue north of 184th Street.

Mulbery Bend Park taken in 1900.

Mulbery Bend Park taken in 1900.

[Police Station Lodger.]

[Police Station Lodger.]

North Brother Island--"The coffin corner".

North Brother Island--"The coffin corner".

Shanty town.

Shanty town.

2 a.m. in the delivery room in the "Sun" office.

2 a.m. in the delivery room in the "Sun" office.

[Chinese Opium Joint.]

[Chinese Opium Joint.]

The Division Street Park site -- as it was when tenements were cleared away, taken 1898.

The Division Street Park site -- as it was when tenements were cleared away, taken 1898.

[Thompson Street, bird's eye view.]

[Thompson Street, bird's eye view.]

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

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

Two Greek children in Gotham Court debating if Santa Claus will get to their alley or not. He did.

Two Greek children in Gotham Court debating if Santa Claus will get to their alley or not. He did.

[Bringing foundling to police.]

[Bringing foundling to police.]

The Same Street when Colonel Waring wielded the Broom.

The Same Street when Colonel Waring wielded the Broom.

[Mulberry Street.]

[Mulberry Street.]

[Well-dressed man being thrown into jail.]

[Well-dressed man being thrown into jail.]

Morris High School in the Bronx from the Front, South west

Morris High School in the Bronx from the Front, South west

A Tammany-swept East Side Street before Col. Waring's Day.

A Tammany-swept East Side Street before Col. Waring's Day.

Public School 105 in Manhattan at the vacation playgrounds in Bronx-Park. August 19th 1902.

Public School 105 in Manhattan at the vacation playgrounds in Bronx-Park. August 19th 1902.

[Children tending to the garden.]

[Children tending to the garden.]

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

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

Bandits' Roost - a Mulberry Bend Alley.

Bandits' Roost - a Mulberry Bend Alley.

Bottle Alley, Baxter Street.

Bottle Alley, Baxter Street.

Street Arabs -- night, Boys in sleeping quarter.

Street Arabs -- night, Boys in sleeping quarter.

2 a.m. in the delivery room in the "Sun" office.

2 a.m. in the delivery room in the "Sun" office.

Shine, sir?

Shine, sir?

"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.

Necktie workshop in a Division Street tenement.

Necktie workshop in a Division Street tenement.

King's Daughters Tenement Chapter, Christmas tree in Gotham Court.

King's Daughters Tenement Chapter, Christmas tree in Gotham Court.

Minding the baby; Baby yells a Whirlwind Scream, Gotham Court.

Minding the baby; Baby yells a Whirlwind Scream, Gotham Court.

The Survival of the Unfittest.

The Survival of the Unfittest.

Typical Tenement Fire escape, serving as an extension of the "flat" -- Allen Street.

Typical Tenement Fire escape, serving as an extension of the "flat" -- Allen Street.

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.

Baxter Street Alley in Mulberry Bend, now destroyed.

Baxter Street Alley in Mulberry Bend, now destroyed.

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