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Jacob A. (Jacob August) Riis (1849-1914) 
"I Scrubs." Katie , who keeps house in West Forty-ninth Street.
Blind Beggar.
Bone Alley Park site -- when the tenements were torn down, one of the small park sites I [Jacob A. Riis] located, taken 1898.
An Italian Home under a Dump.
A "Scrub" and her Bed -- the Plank.
Mulberry Street Police Station. Waiting for the Lodging to open.
Street Arabs in sleeping quarters.
Bone Alley Park site -- when the tenements were torn down, one of the small park sites I [Jacob A. Riis] located, taken 1898.
Shelter Island; Our (Indian) Washer woman.
Shelter Island; Coming through the Fields.
"Washing Up" in the Newsboys' lodging house.
Shelter Island; View from the hill toward Prospect & Greenport.
Shelter Island; Our (Indian) Washer woman and her baby.
Shelter Island; Our (Indian) Washer woman and her dog.
Under the Dump at West 47th Street.
Old Barney in Cat Alley.
The Potter's Field, the Common Trench
Shelter Island; At Cockle Harbor.
Shelter Island; Coming through the Fields.
Shelter Island NY; The Children on Cartwright's Lawn, 1892.
Lodgers in a crowded Bayard Street tenement - "Five cents a spot."
Lodgers in a crowded Bayard Street tenement - "Five cents a spot."
The Children of the Jacob A. Riis House on my lawn, summer of 1901.
Baby in slum tenement, dark stairs--it's playground.
Waiting to be let into playground.
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