Children of the Tenements by Jacob A. Riis

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Author Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914
Illustrator Relyea, C. M. (Charles M.), 1863-1932
LoC No. 03028289
Title Children of the Tenements
Contents The rent baby -- A story of Bleecker Street -- The kid hangs up his stocking -- The slipper-maker's fast -- Death comes to Cat Alley -- A proposal on the elevated -- Little Will's message -- Lost children -- Paolo's awakening -- The little dollar's Christmas journey -- The kid -- When the letter came -- The cat took the kosher meat -- Nibsy's Christmas -- In the children's hospital -- Nigger Martha's wake -- What the Christmas sun saw in the tenements -- Midwinter in New York -- A chip from the maelstrom -- Sarah Joyce's husbands -- Merry Christmas in the tenements -- Abe's game of jacks -- A little picture -- A dream of the woods -- 'Twas 'Liza's doings -- Heroes who fight fire -- John Gavin, misfit -- A heathen baby -- The christening in Bottle Alley -- In the Mulberry Street court -- Difficulties of a deacon -- Fire in the barracks -- War on the goats -- He kept his tryst -- Rover's last fight -- How Jim went to the war -- A backwoods hero -- Jack's sermon -- Skippy of Scrabble Alley -- Making a way out of the slum.
Credits Produced by David Edwards, Christine P. Travers and the
Online Distributed Proofreading Team at
(This book was produced from scanned images of public
domain material from the Google Print project.)
Language English
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
Subject Short stories, American
Subject Tenement houses -- Fiction
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EBook-No. 21583
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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