Images: Lower East Side
Bandit's Roost, handcolored lantern slide from an 1888 photograph
taken by Jacob Riis in the Five Points neighborhood of Manhattan, circa 1900
Library of Congress
George Eastman House
Jacob A. Riis
How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York, with illustrations chiefly from photographs taken by the author (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890), an online hypertext edition, with images. http://www.yale.edu/amstud/inforev/riis/title.html
- Chapter X:"Jewtown"
- Chapter XI:The sweaters of Jewtown
Jacob A. Riis Collection, Museum of the City of New York http://www.mcny.org/Exhibitions/riis/riis3.htm
Yochelson, Bonnie. "The Masked Image: Recapturing the Work of Reformer Jacob Riis," Humanities 19, 3 (1998). http://www.neh.gov/news/humanities/1998-05/riis.html
Strange, Maren. "Jacob Riis and Urban Visual Culture: The Lantern Slide Exhibition as Entertainment and Ideology." Journal of Urban History 15, 3 (1989): 274-303.
Gotham Comes of Age: New York Through the Lens of the Byron Company, 1892-1942, an exhibition from the collection of the Museum of the City of New York.
Trachtenberg, Alan. Reading American Photographs: Images as History (New York: Hill and Wang, 1989).
Curtis, James. "Making Sense of Documentary Photography," History Matters: Making Sense of Evidence.
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