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Jacob A. Riis
First Aid to Injured, Public School.

First Aid to Injured, Public School.

First Aid to Injured, Public School.

First Aid to Injured, Public School.

[Street view.]

[Street view.]

Children's Playground. Good citizenship at the Bottom of this Barrel.

Children's Playground. Good citizenship at the Bottom of this Barrel.

Tenement House Commission. Typical East Side Block "short view".

Tenement House Commission. Typical East Side Block "short view".

Ribe Domkirke. The "pagan" that was uncovered when the white wash of centuries was removed in the restoration (1904) -- see him up in the top of the arch to the left. He is supposed to be protecting a

Ribe Domkirke. The "pagan" that was uncovered when the white wash of centuries was removed in the restoration (1904) -- see him up in the top of the arch to the left. He is supposed to be protecting a

Rogue's Gallery. Dennis Driscoll, McGloin and another murderer -- Murderers.

Rogue's Gallery. Dennis Driscoll, McGloin and another murderer -- Murderers.

Street Arabs in sleeping quarters.

Street Arabs in sleeping quarters.

A mile from daylight.

A mile from daylight.

Battle Row Model Tenement, City & Suburban Homes Co.'s new tenements on First Ave. 1900.

Battle Row Model Tenement, City & Suburban Homes Co.'s new tenements on First Ave. 1900.

The Verdict of the Rogue Gallery.

The Verdict of the Rogue Gallery.

The Short Tail Gang (Corlears Hook) Pier at foot of Jackson Street, now Corlears Hook Park. Photographed from the Police Boat.

The Short Tail Gang (Corlears Hook) Pier at foot of Jackson Street, now Corlears Hook Park. Photographed from the Police Boat.

[Young men around the tent.]

[Young men around the tent.]

Police Station Lodging Room 4. Oak Street Station, Six boys picked out of the draft in the men's lodging room.

Police Station Lodging Room 4. Oak Street Station, Six boys picked out of the draft in the men's lodging room.

A Seven-cent Lodging House in the Bowery.

A Seven-cent Lodging House in the Bowery.

The Short Tail Gang (Corlears Hook) Pier at foot of Jackson Street, now Corlears Hook Park. Photographed from the Police Boat.

The Short Tail Gang (Corlears Hook) Pier at foot of Jackson Street, now Corlears Hook Park. Photographed from the Police Boat.

[Bunkbeds.]

[Bunkbeds.]

[Mulberry Street Jailyard.]

[Mulberry Street Jailyard.]

Recreation Piers.

Recreation Piers.

The Tramp.

The Tramp.

Org. Charity, Childrens Aid Society.

Org. Charity, Childrens Aid Society.

[Copy negative of Lewis Wickes Hine photograph. Organized Charity. A Dependent Widower.]

[Copy negative of Lewis Wickes Hine photograph. Organized Charity. A Dependent Widower.]

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

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

A carrying-in-boy in a Virginia glass factory. He works all night every other week.

A carrying-in-boy in a Virginia glass factory. He works all night every other week.

Bedroom in the New City Lodging House.

Bedroom in the New City Lodging House.

Shelter Island; Our (Indian) Washer woman and her baby.

Shelter Island; Our (Indian) Washer woman and her baby.

[Peopled street and vacant lot.]

[Peopled street and vacant lot.]

Shanty town.

Shanty town.

Ice-coated house (burned) in Crosby Street opposite Jersey Street, January 1896.

Ice-coated house (burned) in Crosby Street opposite Jersey Street, January 1896.

Children's Playground on Ellis Island (roof garden). The Children of detained or waiting immigrants.

Children's Playground on Ellis Island (roof garden). The Children of detained or waiting immigrants.

A Tramp's nest in Ludlow Street.

A Tramp's nest in Ludlow Street.

The Survival of the Unfittest.

The Survival of the Unfittest.

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

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

Evening in one of the Courts in Mills House No. 1.

Evening in one of the Courts in Mills House No. 1.

National Consumers' League.

National Consumers' League.

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

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

An old rear-tenement in Roosevelt Street.

An old rear-tenement in Roosevelt Street.

Mullen's Alley, Cherry Hill.

Mullen's Alley, Cherry Hill.

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.

[Facade of Public School.]

[Facade of Public School.]

The Riverside Tenements in Brooklyn.

The Riverside Tenements in Brooklyn.

Waiting to be let into playground.

Waiting to be let into playground.

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

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

Chinatown, Smoking opium in a joint.

Chinatown, Smoking opium in a joint.

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.

Police Station Lodgers 17. Madison Street Lodgers, women lodgers.

Police Station Lodgers 17. Madison Street Lodgers, women lodgers.

New York Foundling Asylum, Sister Irene and her flock.

New York Foundling Asylum, Sister Irene and her flock.

Outlawed rear tenements from Astor Memorial School, destroyed in 1897 by Board of Health.

Outlawed rear tenements from Astor Memorial School, destroyed in 1897 by Board of Health.

The Old Gribbon sisters at 5 Van Dam Street photographed Dec. 1895 after I [Jacob A. Riis] had got them pensioned by Miss Emily Vanderbilt Sloane.

The Old Gribbon sisters at 5 Van Dam Street photographed Dec. 1895 after I [Jacob A. Riis] had got them pensioned by Miss Emily Vanderbilt Sloane.

Ludlow Street cellar habitation, Dec. 1895.

Ludlow Street cellar habitation, Dec. 1895.

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