1 hr 20 min

#400 Jacob Riis: 'The Other Half' of the Gilded Age The Bowery Boys: New York City History

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In 1890 Jacob Riis turned his eye-opening reporting about New York's tenement districts into a ground-breaking book called How The Other Half Lives, a book which awoke Americans to the plight of the poor and laid the groundwork for the Progressive Era.

In 1890 Jacob Riis turned his eye-opening reporting about New York's tenement districts into a ground-breaking book called How The Other Half Lives, a book which awoke Americans to the plight of the poor and laid the groundwork for the Progressive Era.

1 hr 20 min

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