A Ten Year War: An Account of The Battle with The Slum in New York
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A Ten Year War: An Account of The Battle with The Slum in New York

By Jacob A. (Jacob August) Riis
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  • A TEN YEARS' WAR
  • AN ACCOUNT OF THE BATTLE WITH THE SLUM IN NEW YORK
    • AUTHOR OF "HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVES"
    • WITH ILLUSTRATIONS
    • BOSTON AND NEW YORK
    • HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY The Riverside Press, Cambridge 1900
    • COPYRIGHT, 1900, BY JACOB A. RIIS
    • ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
    • TO THE FAINT-HEARTED AND THOSE OF LITTLE FAITH THIS VOLUME IS REPROACHFULLY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR
    • COLONEL GEORGE E. WARING, JR.
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • A TEN YEARS' WAR
  • I
    • THE BATTLE WITH THE SLUM
    • POLICE STATION LODGING ROOM ON EAST SIDE
  • II
    • THE TENEMENT HOUSE BLIGHT
  • III
    • THE TENEMENT: CURING ITS BLIGHT
    • THE MOTT STREET BARRACKS
    • ALFRED CORNING CLARK BUILDINGS Model Tenements of City and Suburban Homes Co.
    • EVENING IN ONE OF THE COURTS IN MILLS HOUSE No. 1
  • IV
    • THE TENANT
    • BONE ALLEY
  • V
    • THE GENESIS OF THE GANG
  • VI
    • LETTING IN THE LIGHT
    • MULBERRY BEND PARK
  • VII
    • JUSTICE FOR THE BOY
    • LETTER H PLAN OF PUBLIC SCHOOL No. 165 Showing Front on West 109th Street
    • PLAYGROUND ON ROOF OF NEW EAST BROADWAY SCHOOLHOUSE Area 8,348 square feet
  • VIII
    • REFORM BY HUMANE TOUCH
    • A TAMMANY-SWEPT EAST SIDE STREET, BEFORE WARING (See picture facing page 248)
    • THE SAME EAST SIDE STREET WHEN COLONEL WARING WIELDED THE BROOM (See picture facing page 242)
    • THEODORE ROOSEVELT
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