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

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