Jacob Riis’s New York

Sam Roberts, NY Times: "An evocative and valuable reminder...of one unrelenting individual's ability to make a difference."

Lecture Description

Explores Jacob Riis’ reporting and revolutionary photography within the gritty world of Gilded Age New York: its new immigrants, its political machines, its fiercely competitive journalism, its evangelical reformers, and its labor movement.


Gilded Age and Progressive Era New York

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