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The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Topic: MemoryTopic: ProgressTopic: PeopleTopic: PowerTopic: Empire
Topic: People: Assimilation and the Crucible of the City
Toolbox Overview: The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Resource Menu: People
Text 1. The American Metropolis
Text 2. Coney Island
Text 3. Horatio Alger, Jr., Ragged Dick
Text 4. Lewis W. Hine photographs
Text 5. Jacob Riis, How the Other Lives
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Text 6. Anzia Yezierska, Russians
Text 7. Two Wives
Text 8. Lee Chew, The Biography of a Chinaman
Text 9. Exclusion
Text 10. Zitkala-Sa, Native Americans

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5.  Jacob Riis, How the Other Half Lives: Studies among the Tenements of New York, 1890, Introduction, Ch. 6

    Bandit's Roost
"Bandit's Roost"
  
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Length: 6 pages

Online Source Bartleby.com

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Jacob Riis, The Battle with the Slum, 1902 (sequel to How the Other Half Lives), full text from Bartleby.com

Jacob Riis, in Documenting the "Other Half," by Kay Davis, from American Studies, University of Virginia

Jacob Riis: Writer with a Camera, from Rutgers Newark Online

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