Jacob A. Riis

How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York


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How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York (1890) was a pioneering work of photojournalism by Jacob Riis, documenting…

Neighbors - Life Stories of the Other Half


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These stories have come to me from many sources—some from my own experience, others from settlement workers, still others from the records o…

The Ontario Readers: Third Book


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The Ontario Readers is a school book first published in 1919, by the Ontario Ministry of Education, containing short excerpts of literary wo…

Out of Mulberry Street


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These riveting accounts by Jacob A. Riis are from the late 19th century, when lower Manhattan was teeming with struggling, near-starving imm…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2019


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2019 collection of items with a Christmas theme containing traditional stories, Christmas traditions, Christmas cakes. We hope you will enj…

The Making of an American


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Jacob Riis was an esteemed reporter and documentary photographer in New York City. In his autobiography he movingly recounts his early life …

LibriVox 10th Anniversary Collection


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This year is the 10th anniversary of our beloved LibriVox and to celebrate, readers have found and recorded 100 items with a connection to t…

First Chapter Collection 002


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Librivox First Chapter Collection 002 - a collection of the first chapters of 15 different books, chosen by Librivox volunteers. This volume…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2015


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This year's Christmas collection of short stories, poems and non-fiction features readings in English, French, German and Romanian - Summary…