Photos of the Horrible Conditions of New York’s Poor in the 1890s by Jacob Riis

Jacob Riis was a Danish American social reformer, journalist and social documentary photographer. He is known for using his photographic and journalistic talents to help the impoverished in New York City; those impoverished New Yorkers were the subject of most of his prolific writings and photography. He endorsed the implementation of … Read MorePhotos of the Horrible Conditions of New York’s Poor in the 1890s by Jacob Riis