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Bandit's Roost by Jacob Riis, from How the Other Half Lives. This image is Bandit's Roost at Mulberry Street, considered the most crime-ridden, dangerous part of New York City.

Poverty-stricken: Victorian families like this one in the late 19th century had to endure low life expectancy rates caused by squalor, disease and starvation

The changing face of poverty: Updated maps of London's poorest areas show epidemic of 'junk food' diabetes in same streets where Victorians died of malnutrition

"Poverty-stricken: Victorian families like this one in the late century had to endure low life expectancy rates caused by squalor, disease and starvation".

Arrival of Russian Jewish immigrants in Quebec City 1911

We've debunked the Ellis Island name change myth to bring you the truth behind why your immigrant ancestors changed their names.

Family living in a one-room tenement slum, New York City, 1890.Photograph by Jacob Riis, featured in his book How the Other Half Lives (1890)

Family living in a one-room tenement, 1890 (Photograph by Jacob Riis, featured in his book How the Other Half Lives)

“Ahogy a többiek élnek.” Talán így lehetne a legfrappánsabban lefordítani Jacob August Riis fotógyűjteményének címét.

“Ahogy a többiek élnek.” Talán így lehetne a legfrappánsabban lefordítani Jacob August Riis fotógyűjteményének címét.

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Inside a train circa 1800s

Inside a train circa 1800s

1930s Ghana: A young King Otumfuo Osei Agyeman Prempeh II, King of the Asanteman Confederation (Ashanti Empire) from 1931 to 1970.

Prempeh II (Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu Agyeman Prempeh II, – 27 May was the Asantehene, or king of the Kingdom of Ashanti (Ruler of the Asante), reigning from 22 June 1931 to 27 May

Fulton Street Market, Manhattan Skyline | From a unique collection of black and white photography at https://www.1stdibs.com/art/photography/black-white-photography/

Fulton Street Market, Manhattan Skyline

inmigrantes italianos.

Italian Immigrants Arrive at Ellis Island. An Italian woman and her children arrive at Ellis Island. The concerned looks on their faces is due to lost luggage, Photo credit: Lewis W.

In his final days, Martin Luther King Jr. stood by striking sanitation workers. We returned to the city to see what has changed—and what hasn’t

The Strike That Brought MLK to Memphis

All the major battles for equal rights — racial, ethnic, gender, sexual orientation, disability — are explored in “The Good Fight.

Jewish 'fusgeyers' (travelers) a father and daughter. Located standing together on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. American Gilded Age immigrants, late 19th-century. ~ {cwlyons} ~ (Image: latinamericanstudies)

Jewish 'fusgeyers' (travelers) a father and daughter. Located standing together on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

U.S. Slum Life In New York City During the Nineteenth Century's Gilded Age, 1880s

Slum Life In New York City During the Nineteenth Century's Gilded Age

Slum Life In New York City During the Nineteenth Century's Gilded Age -- A pedlar who slept in the cellar of 11 Ludlow Street.

ca. 1880-1890, Manhattan’s Lower East Side — Photo by Jacob Riis. “More than 100,000 immigrants lived in rear apartments (behind other buildings) that were wholly unfit for human habitation. In a room not thirteen feet either way slept twelve men and women, two or three in bunks set in a sort of alcove, the rest on the floor. There were also rooms where people could sleep for five cents a night, stranger next to stranger.”:

Baxter Street Alley in New York City, 1888 - photograph by Jacob Riis

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