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Teaching with the photographs of Jacob Riis - History in the Classroom - NYU Steinhardt

Teaching with the photographs of Jacob Riis - History in the Classroom - NYU Steinhardt | Jacob.Riis.&.Tenement.Housing | Scoop.it
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As part of the summer 2010 History in the Classroom summer institute a group of veteran New York City public school (DOE) teachers read and discussed Riis's classic work on late 19th century immigrants How the Other Half Lives.
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How much did housing policy contribute to tenement tragedy?

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Following the tragic event of the collapse of the To Kwa Wan tenement building, Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said government departments were ultimately responsible for improving old dwellings ('Lam urges departments to co...
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Documenting "The Other Half": The Social Reform Photography of Jacob Riis and Lewis Hine

Documenting "The Other Half": The Social Reform Photography of Jacob Riis and Lewis Hine | Jacob.Riis.&.Tenement.Housing | Scoop.it
This Web site discusses the work of two turn-of-the-century documentary photographers.
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Tenements Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about Tenements

Tenements Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about Tenements | Jacob.Riis.&.Tenement.Housing | Scoop.it
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Biography of Jacob Riis, Photographer and "Emancipator of the Slums"

A biography of Jacob Riis -- The Emancipator of the Slums...
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Tenements

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Throughout the 19th century, as America’s urban population exploded, immigrants and other poor residents were forced to live in tenement housing that was cramped, unsanitary and often unsafe.
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