‘Rediscovering Jacob Riis’ by Bonnie Yochelson and Daniel Czitrom
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Jacob Riis’ turn-of-the-century images of New York City

“Bandits’ Roost, How the Other Half Lives,” New York, circa 1890, by Jacob Riis. (From “Rediscovering Jacob Riis"/New Press)
“A Scrub and Her Bed, Eldridge Street Station, 1892,” New York, by Jacob Riis. (From “Rediscovering Jacob Riis"/New Press”)
“Slept in That Cellar Four Years, 1890-92,” New York, by Jacob Riis. (From “Rediscovering Jacob Riis"/New Press)
“Minding the Baby, Cherry Hill, 1890-92,” New York, by Jacob Riis. (From “Rediscovering Jacob Riis"/New Press)
“Lodgers in a Crowded Bayard Street Tenement - Five Cents a Spot, 1888-89,” New York, by Jacob Riis. (From “Rediscovering Jacob Riis"/New Press)
“A Ludlow Street Sweater’s Shop, 1888-89,” New York, by Jacob Riis. (From “Rediscovering Jacob Riis"/New Press)
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