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[High Bridge, view from Washington Bridge.]

[High Bridge, view from Washington Bridge.]


Fancy dress ball at Tammany Hall, Nov. 15, '06.

Fancy dress ball at Tammany Hall, Nov. 15, '06.


The Tramp.

The Tramp.

A pipe-smoking man seated in a yard in front of a ramshakle shanty.

Bandits' Roost - a Mulberry Bend Alley.

Bandits' Roost - a Mulberry Bend Alley.


Bandits' Roost - a Mulberry Bend Alley.

Bandits' Roost - a Mulberry Bend Alley.


Bottle Alley, Baxter Street.

Bottle Alley, Baxter Street.


Street Arabs -- night, Boys in sleeping quarter.

Street Arabs -- night, Boys in sleeping quarter.

Three boys curled around a barrel, asleep at the bottom of stairs.

Street Arabs in sleeping quarters.

Street Arabs in sleeping quarters.

Three children curled up on a metal grate in a below-grade areaway.

2 a.m. in the delivery room in the "Sun" office.

2 a.m. in the delivery room in the "Sun" office.


I Scrubs. Katie, who keeps house in West Forty-ninth Street.

I Scrubs. Katie, who keeps house in West Forty-ninth Street.


Shine, sir?

Shine, sir?

Tommy holding his bootblack kit.

The Short Tail Gang (Corlears Hook) Pier at foot of Jackson Street, now Corlears Hook Park. Photographed from the Police Boat.

The Short Tail Gang (Corlears Hook) Pier at foot of Jackson Street, now Corlears Hook Park. Photographed from the Police Boat.


"Knee-pants" at forty five cents a dozen -- A Ludlow Street Sweater's Shop.

"Knee-pants" at forty five cents a dozen -- A Ludlow Street Sweater's Shop.


In a Sweat Shop.

In a Sweat Shop.

"12 year old boy at work pulling threads. Had sworn certificate he was 16 -- owned under cross-examination...

Necktie workshop in a Division Street tenement.

Necktie workshop in a Division Street tenement.


Lodgers in a crowded Bayard Street tenement - "Five cents a spot."

Lodgers in a crowded Bayard Street tenement - "Five cents a spot."


In the home of an Italian Ragpicker, Jersey Street.

In the home of an Italian Ragpicker, Jersey Street.

Italian mother and her baby in Jersey Street.

A Downtown "Morgue."

A Downtown "Morgue."

Men in a crowded in an "Black and Tan" dive bar.

King's Daughters Tenement Chapter, Christmas tree in Gotham Court.

King's Daughters Tenement Chapter, Christmas tree in Gotham Court.

Teachers and pupils gathered around a Christmas tree from the Tenement-House Chapter of the King's Daughters...

The Board of Election Inspectors in the Beach Street School.

The Board of Election Inspectors in the Beach Street School.

Portrait of three girls who served as inspectors in the first Board of Election at the Beach Street Industrial...

Minding the baby; Baby yells a Whirlwind Scream, Gotham Court.

Minding the baby; Baby yells a Whirlwind Scream, Gotham Court.

A young boy holding a baby, a woman reaches for them.

The Survival of the Unfittest.

The Survival of the Unfittest.

The construction site for an addition to the Puck Building on Mulberry Street.

Typical Tenement Fire escape, serving as an extension of the "flat" -- Allen Street.

Typical Tenement Fire escape, serving as an extension of the "flat" -- Allen Street.


"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.

An Italian Home under a Dump.

An Italian Home under a Dump.


A "Scrub" and her Bed -- the Plank.

A "Scrub" and her Bed -- the Plank.

An old woman with the plank she sleeps on at the Eldridge Street Station women's lodging room.

Talmud School in a Hester Street Tenement.

Talmud School in a Hester Street Tenement.


A Vegetable Stand in the Mulberry Street Bend with Myself [Jacob A. Riis]  in the picture.

A Vegetable Stand in the Mulberry Street Bend with Myself [Jacob A. Riis] in the picture.


Baxter Street Alley in Mulberry Bend, now destroyed.

Baxter Street Alley in Mulberry Bend, now destroyed.


Ready for Sabbath Eve in a Coal Cellar - a cobbler in Ludlow Street.

Ready for Sabbath Eve in a Coal Cellar - a cobbler in Ludlow Street.


First Aid to Injured, Public School.

First Aid to Injured, Public School.

Children in a first aid class in summer school at Brooklyn's P.S. 32.

The N.Y. Foundling Hospital -- Hall -- Excercises.

The N.Y. Foundling Hospital -- Hall -- Excercises.


Sports, Football, Columbia.

Sports, Football, Columbia.

Two football players from the Columbia University team in practice gear.

[Well-dressed man being thrown into jail.]

[Well-dressed man being thrown into jail.]

A police officer forcing a well-dressed man into a police station holding cell.

[Bringing foundling to police.]

[Bringing foundling to police.]


Skating, Central Park.

Skating, Central Park.

People on a frozen lake in Central Park; the Bow Bridge, Dakota apartment building, and Hotel Majestic...

Erie R.R., Car Interiors.

Erie R.R., Car Interiors.

Photographs, Prints & Drawings Photographs, Prints & Drawings

[A Secret on Stanton St., N.Y.]

[A Secret on Stanton St., N.Y.]

Two girls and a boy gathered on a step at a doorway.

Penn. Depot Excavations.

Penn. Depot Excavations.


The N.Y. Foundling Hospital -- Chapel.

The N.Y. Foundling Hospital -- Chapel.


Parade, Dewey (Troop A)(1st Reg.Co.B)(West Point Cadets) Etc.

Parade, Dewey (Troop A)(1st Reg.Co.B)(West Point Cadets) Etc.


Hospital, Bellevue, Blackwell's Island (Welfare) Old & New Bldgs.

Hospital, Bellevue, Blackwell's Island (Welfare) Old & New Bldgs.

Small dwellings/outbuilding on the grounds of Welfare (previously Blackwell's, now Roosevelt) Island....

Sailors' Snug Harbor, Staten Island.

Sailors' Snug Harbor, Staten Island.

The church and music hall at Sailor's Snug Harbor, a facility and home for retired sailors on Staten...

Theatrical, Castle Square Opera Co. Crowds at B'way Theatre.

Theatrical, Castle Square Opera Co. Crowds at B'way Theatre.


Theatrical, Musical Act. Karsy's Giant Myriphon.

Theatrical, Musical Act. Karsy's Giant Myriphon.

Karsy and assistant playing a giant myriphon.

[Police Station Lodger.]

[Police Station Lodger.]

A man on the floor of a police station lodging house.

Belasco Theatre.

Belasco Theatre.

Belasco Theatre under construction--shell of old Republic Theatre interior visible.

Prayer time in the nursery, Five Points House of Industry.

Prayer time in the nursery, Five Points House of Industry.


Sports, Rowing, Harlem River.

Sports, Rowing, Harlem River.

Two men, probably Jack Nagle and Fred Hawkins (according to similar prints), posed in a rowing shell...

Park, Union Square.

Park, Union Square.

People on park benches in Union Square.

Residence, Miss Dodd, North Side of 21st St. Bet. 7th & 8th Aves.

Residence, Miss Dodd, North Side of 21st St. Bet. 7th & 8th Aves.


American Theatre, Ted Marks' Big Sunday Night Concert.

American Theatre, Ted Marks' Big Sunday Night Concert.


Mrs. Frances Hoppe & Her Son "Willie".

Mrs. Frances Hoppe & Her Son "Willie".

Mrs. Frances Hoppe playing billiards with her son "Willie" (William F. Hoppe) in a billiard room with...

Labor Leaders, Samuel Gompers, John Burns, Holmes.

Labor Leaders, Samuel Gompers, John Burns, Holmes.


Theatrical, Arabian Acrobats on Roof of Hammerstein's Victoria.

Theatrical, Arabian Acrobats on Roof of Hammerstein's Victoria.

Arabian Acrobats demonstrating acrobatic feats on the roof of Hammerstein's Victoria Theatre, located...

Hotel Albemarle.

Hotel Albemarle.

Photographs, Prints & Drawings

Plays, "Catherine."

Plays, "Catherine."

Photographs, Prints & Drawings

Plays (Amateur), Barnard College, "Dippidrome."

Plays (Amateur), Barnard College, "Dippidrome."


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