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2015 Reprint of 1957 Version. Full facsimile of the unique version, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software program. Initially printed in 1890, that is the basic indictment of slum life, written by one of the crucial well-known reformers of the nineteenth century. “How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York” defined not solely the residing situations in New York slums, but additionally within the sweatshops in some tenements which paid staff just a few cents a day. The guide explains the plight of working kids; they’d work in factories and at different jobs. Some kids grew to become garment staff and newsies (newsboys). The impact was the tearing down of New York’s worst tenements, sweatshops, and the reform of the town’s faculties. The guide led to a decade of enhancements in Decrease East Facet situations, with sewers, rubbish assortment, and indoor plumbing all following quickly after, due to public response. Our version reprints the 1957 version, with out the picture illustrations carried out principally by Riis himself.