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The Battle With the Slum By Jacob Riis
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Jacob Riis was an immigrant from Denmark to the US. When he arrived in New York, he was shocked and appalled by the conditions in which the poor were living, and spent the rest of his life working... More > to improve those conditions, largely through the photographs he took.< Less
The Battle With the Slum By Jacob Riis
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Jacob Riis was an immigrant from Denmark to the US. When he arrived in New York, he was shocked and appalled by the conditions in which the poor were living, and spent the rest of his life working... More > to improve those conditions, largely through the photographs he took.< Less
Out of Mulberry Street By Jacob Riis
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Gripping stories about the impoverished people of some of the most crime ridden streets and alleys in New York City. The author, an early reformist and champion for the poor wrote many articles and... More > journals exposing the plight of these people, this book being one of them.< Less
A Ten Years’ War By Jacob A. Riis
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A TEN YEARS' WAR AN ACCOUNT OF THE BATTLE WITH THE SLUM IN NEW YORK by JACOB A. RIIS is historical book which has 8 chapters (I-THE BATTLE WITH THE SLUM II-THE TENEMENT HOUSE BLIGHT III-THE... More > TENEMENT: CURING ITS BLIGHT IV-THE TENANT V-THE GENESIS OF THE GANG VI-LETTING IN THE LIGHT VII-JUSTICE FOR THE BOY VIII-REFORM BY HUMANE TOUCH) and this book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format.< Less
Nibsy's Christmas By Jacob August Riis
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It was Christmas-eve over on the East Side. Darkness was closing in on a cold, hard day. The light that struggled through the frozen windows of the delicatessen store, and the saloon on the corner,... More > fell upon men with empty dinner-pails who were hurrying homeward, their coats buttoned tightly, and heads bent against the steady blast from the river, as if they were butting their way down the street.< Less
The Children of the Poor By Jacob A. (Jacob August) Riis
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jacob August Riis (May 3, 1849 – May 26, 1914) was a... More > Danish-American social reformer, "muckraking" journalist and social documentary photographer. He is known for using his photographic and journalistic talents to help the impoverished in New York City; those impoverished New Yorkers were the subject of most of his prolific writings and photography. He endorsed the implementation of "model tenements" in New York with the help of humanitarian Lawrence Veiller. Additionally, as one of the most famous proponents of the newly practicable casual photography, he is considered one of the fathers of photography due to his very early adoption of flash in photography. While living in New York, Riis experienced poverty and became a police reporter writing about the quality of life in the slums. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_Riis< Less
Children of the Tenements By Jacob A. (Jacob August) Riis
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jacob August Riis (May 3, 1849 – May 26, 1914) was a... More > Danish-American social reformer, "muckraking" journalist and social documentary photographer. He is known for using his photographic and journalistic talents to help the impoverished in New York City; those impoverished New Yorkers were the subject of most of his prolific writings and photography. He endorsed the implementation of "model tenements" in New York with the help of humanitarian Lawrence Veiller. Additionally, as one of the most famous proponents of the newly practicable casual photography, he is considered one of the fathers of photography due to his very early adoption of flash in photography. While living in New York, Riis experienced poverty and became a police reporter writing about the quality of life in the slums. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_Riis< Less
Out of Mulberry Street: Stories of Tenement life in New York City By Jacob A. (Jacob August) Riis
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jacob August Riis (May 3, 1849 – May 26, 1914) was a... More > Danish-American social reformer, "muckraking" journalist and social documentary photographer. He is known for using his photographic and journalistic talents to help the impoverished in New York City; those impoverished New Yorkers were the subject of most of his prolific writings and photography. He endorsed the implementation of "model tenements" in New York with the help of humanitarian Lawrence Veiller. Additionally, as one of the most famous proponents of the newly practicable casual photography, he is considered one of the fathers of photography due to his very early adoption of flash in photography. While living in New York, Riis experienced poverty and became a police reporter writing about the quality of life in the slums. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_Riis< Less
YAMABUSHI No.02: (MONOGURUI/ DR. M. VS. CAPT. R.)(ii) By (00)
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* the purpose of conceptual fashion, and, in so far as it operates as a purveyor of conceptual fashion, the purpose of monogurui, is to reverse the flow that traditional fashion labels monetize, the... More > flow from concept to material dress. conceiving of the process in terms of the financial markets, one can propose to treat the materialized fashion object as the bond that is funded by the revenue stream of this conceptual undertaking. to reverse it then is to create a synthetic asset from the process that profits, through the production of conceptual entities, from the reversed material good. or, in other words, to bubble the froth back out from the fashion industry's co-opted production into the stretching and mis/re-forming of reality to imaginative proportions. * chairs are in danger each time these objects are placed in a room, due to the sheer psychic power of their presence.< Less
Fantasmagori 2 By Peder Riis et al.
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