Jacob Riis

Light & Shadow, Photojournalism, Text

“Jacob A. Riis’s New York,” Slide Show at The New York Times, 2008.


Kay Davis, “The Social Reform Photography of Jacob Riis and Lewis Hine,” American Studies, The University of Virginia


Robert Siegel, “Jacob Riis: Shedding Light on NYC’s ‘Other Half’,” All Things Considered, June 30, 2008, NPR


Jacob A. Riis
, “Five Cents a Spot”, Unauthorized Lodgings in Bayard St Tenement, ca. 1890 in ‘How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York’ (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1890; reprint, New York: Dover, 1971). Courtesy of the Museum of the City of New York, Jacob A. Riis Collection.