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This famous journalistic record of the filth and degradation of New York's slums at the turn of the century is a classic in social thought and a monument of early American photography. Captured on film by photographer, journalist, and reformer Jacob Riis, more than 100 grim scenes reveal man's struggle to survive.
Table of Contents
|List of Illustrations|
|Suggestions for Further Reading|
|A Note on the Text|
|How the Other Half Lives||p. 1|
|Genesis of the Tenement||p. 9|
|The Awakening||p. 17|
|The Mixed Crowd||p. 21|
|The Down Town Back-alleys||p. 26|
|The Italian in New York||p. 41|
|The Bend||p. 46|
|A Raid on the Stale-beer Dives||p. 58|
|The Cheap Lodging-houses||p. 66|
|The Sweaters of Jewtown||p. 92|
|The Bohemians - Tenement-house Cigarmaking||p. 103|
|The Color Line in New York||p. 112|
|The Common Herd||p. 120|
|The Problem of the Children||p. 135|
|Waifs of the City's Slums||p. 141|
|The Street Arab||p. 147|
|The Reign of Rum||p. 159|
|The Harvest of Tares||p. 164|
|The Working Girls of New York||p. 176|
|Pauperism in the Tenements||p. 183|
|The Wrecks and the Waste||p. 191|
|The Man with the Knife||p. 196|
|What Has Been Done||p. 199|
|How the Case Stands||p. 209|
|Explanatory Notes||p. 225|
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