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 http://www.pgdp.net
(This book was produced from scanned images of public
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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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