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[Summer Camp.]

[Summer Camp.]

Young women and girls seated and standing near a tent.

Organized Charity. [Children Resting in Outside Infirmary].

Organized Charity. [Children Resting in Outside Infirmary].

Children bundled up on sleeping porch.

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.


Truck Farming on the Site of Stryker's Lane.

Truck Farming on the Site of Stryker's Lane.

Children planting a new garden.

Shine, sir?

Shine, sir?

Tommy holding his bootblack kit.

Typical Toughs (from the Rogues' Gallery).

Typical Toughs (from the Rogues' Gallery).

Mug shots of two criminals.

[Farmland.]

[Farmland.]

Photographs, Prints & Drawings

"Little Susie at Her Work," Gotham Court.

"Little Susie at Her Work," Gotham Court.


The Spinning Room overseer and his flock.

The Spinning Room overseer and his flock.

Group of employees, mostly children, posed in front of an unidentified Mississippi cotton mill.

The Verdict of the Rogue Gallery.

The Verdict of the Rogue Gallery.

Mugs shots of eight teenage outlaws and their fates.

The Mott Street Boys, "Keep off the Grass".

The Mott Street Boys, "Keep off the Grass".

Two boys holding sticks lean on a fence that reads "Please Keep Off the Grass".

[Children tending to the garden.]

[Children tending to the garden.]


A Tammany-swept East Side Street before Col. Waring's Day.

A Tammany-swept East Side Street before Col. Waring's Day.

Hand-colored view of a filthy East 5th Street during the Tammany era.

Mulbery Bend Park taken in 1900.

Mulbery Bend Park taken in 1900.


The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.

The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.


Bandits' Roost - a Mulberry Bend Alley.

Bandits' Roost - a Mulberry Bend Alley.


The Riverside Tenements in Brooklyn.

The Riverside Tenements in Brooklyn.


[Young cotton mill operators.]

[Young cotton mill operators.]


The Yellow Newspapers' Contribution.

The Yellow Newspapers' Contribution.


Organized Charity. Children at Sea Breeze at play.

Organized Charity. Children at Sea Breeze at play.


"Shooting Craps: The Game of the Street," Bootblacks and Newsboys.

"Shooting Craps: The Game of the Street," Bootblacks and Newsboys.


Mulbery Bend Park taken in 1900.

Mulbery Bend Park taken in 1900.


Oak Street police lodging.

Oak Street police lodging.

Men on a sleeping platform.

Organized Charity. Dirty Tenement Hallway.

Organized Charity. Dirty Tenement Hallway.


Organized Charity. Sweeping back the ocean.

Organized Charity. Sweeping back the ocean.

A girl on a beach with a broom, "sweeping" the surf.

"Didn't live nowhere."

"Didn't live nowhere."


A Cooking Lesson in Vacation School: the Best Temperance Sermon.

A Cooking Lesson in Vacation School: the Best Temperance Sermon.


Organized Charity. At "Caroline Rest" A.I.C.P.

Organized Charity. At "Caroline Rest" A.I.C.P.


"The Sun never enters here."

"The Sun never enters here."


Manual Training Class, Public School.

Manual Training Class, Public School.

Boys in summer school wood shop class at Brooklyn's P.S. 32.

Organized Charity. Night Messenger Service.

Organized Charity. Night Messenger Service.


The Mott Street Barracks.

The Mott Street Barracks.


Rushing the Growler.

Rushing the Growler.

A young boy standing in a pen or yard holding a bucket.

Crowd at opening of a small park before it was made.

Crowd at opening of a small park before it was made.


Waiting to be let into playground.

Waiting to be let into playground.


School playground of old style in Wooster St. School.

School playground of old style in Wooster St. School.

An indoor playground.

Organized Charity. Family making artificial flowers.

Organized Charity. Family making artificial flowers.


Organized Charity. Minding the Baby, "A little mother".

Organized Charity. Minding the Baby, "A little mother".


[Man and woman with group of young children.]

[Man and woman with group of young children.]

Children in line according to height in front of a window sill of flower arrangements.

36-36 1/2 Baxter St. as the place was before rear ten. was torn down by Board of Health in 1897 under the Tenement House Law.

36-36 1/2 Baxter St. as the place was before rear ten. was torn down by Board of Health in 1897 under the Tenement House Law.


Alfred Corning Clark Buildings.

Alfred Corning Clark Buildings.


Alfred Corning Clark Buildings.

Alfred Corning Clark Buildings.


The Old.

The Old.

A classroom in a public school on either Allen Street or Chrystie Street.

Organized Charity. In the Oyster Camps, Child Labor.

Organized Charity. In the Oyster Camps, Child Labor.


The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.

The Church Street Station Lodging-room, in which I [Jacob A. Riis] was robbed.


Organized Charity. An outdoor public school for tuberculosis children.

Organized Charity. An outdoor public school for tuberculosis children.

A girl seated in a school desk outdoors at Manhattan's P.S. 21.

"Slept in that cellar four years."

"Slept in that cellar four years."

A man atop a make-shift bed that consists of a plank across two barrels.

[Man seated on bed in attic living quarters.]

[Man seated on bed in attic living quarters.]


[Seated boys under dump.]

[Seated boys under dump.]

Boys seated on planks under a dump. Some figures appear to have been drawn onto the original photograph....

Settlement picture.

Settlement picture.


A Typical East Side Block.

A Typical East Side Block.


Mountain Eagle and his Family of Iroquois Indians -- One of the few Indian families in the city, found at no. 6 Beach Street, Dec. 1895.

Mountain Eagle and his Family of Iroquois Indians -- One of the few Indian families in the city, found at no. 6 Beach Street, Dec. 1895.


One Door that has been opened: St. John's Park in Hudson Street, -- once a graveyard.

One Door that has been opened: St. John's Park in Hudson Street, -- once a graveyard.


Organized Charity. Outdoor school.

Organized Charity. Outdoor school.


A Typical East Side Block.

A Typical East Side Block.


Giving the boy a show. West Side Playground.

Giving the boy a show. West Side Playground.

A boy giving his brother a piggy-back ride in the West Side Playground at 68th Street.

Recreation Piers.

Recreation Piers.

Photographic reproduction a painting of a New York recreation pier.

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.


Waiting to be let into playground.

Waiting to be let into playground.


The Same Street when Colonel Waring wielded the Broom.

The Same Street when Colonel Waring wielded the Broom.


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