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

By Jacob A. (Jacob August) Riis
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Table of Contents
  • Transcriberâs Note
  • HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVES
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • CHAPTER I. GENESIS OF THE TENEMENT.
    • CHAPTER II. THE AWAKENING.
    • CHAPTER III. THE MIXED CROWD.
    • CHAPTER IV. THE DOWN TOWN BACK-ALLEYS.
    • CHAPTER V. THE ITALIAN IN NEW YORK.
    • CHAPTER VI. THE BEND.
    • CHAPTER VII. A RAID ON THE STALE-BEER DIVES.
    • CHAPTER VIII. THE CHEAP LODGING-HOUSES.
    • CHAPTER IX. CHINATOWN.
    • CHAPTER X. JEWTOWN.
    • CHAPTER XI. THE SWEATERS OF JEWTOWN.
    • CHAPTER XII. THE BOHEMIANS—TENEMENT-HOUSE CIGARMAKING.
    • CHAPTER XIII. THE COLOR LINE IN NEW YORK.
    • CHAPTER XIV. THE COMMON HERD.
    • CHAPTER XV. THE PROBLEM OF THE CHILDREN.
    • CHAPTER XVI. WAIFS OF THE CITY’S SLUMS.
    • CHAPTER XVII. THE STREET ARAB.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. THE REIGN OF RUM.
    • CHAPTER XIX. THE HARVEST OF TARES.
    • CHAPTER XX. THE WORKING GIRLS OF NEW YORK.
    • CHAPTER XXI. PAUPERISM IN THE TENEMENTS.
    • CHAPTER XXII. THE WRECKS AND THE WASTE.
    • CHAPTER XXIII. THE MAN WITH THE KNIFE.
    • CHAPTER XXIV. WHAT HAS BEEN DONE.
    • CHAPTER XXV. HOW THE CASE STANDS.
    • APPENDIX. STATISTICS BEARING ON THE TENEMENT PROBLEM.
    • Footnotes
    • Transcriber’s Note
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