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Jacob A. Riis (1849–1914).  The Battle with the Slum.  1902.

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Tenements—Airshaft, tenants’ uses and peril of, 93

Alfred Corning Clark buildings, 129, 130

Buddensiek, tenement builder, imprisonment, 2021

Building Department supervision, 104

Children, see that title.

Christmas trees, see that title.

Citizens’ council of hygiene, report, 1866, 19

City and Suburban Homes Company, see that title.

City control of building proposed, 152

Deathrate, see that title.

“Dens of death,” 14, 20

Destruction, see Demolition.

“Discretion” clause in building laws, 88, 105, 107, 148

Disease—disclosures of Tenement House Exhibition, 1900, 143147

Double-deckers, see that title.

Factory tenements, disapproval of, 134

Filthy condition, landlord’s excuse, 13

Fires, see that title.

First chapter in story of, 11

Gilder Commission, work of, 88, 105, 108, 116, 228, 276, 279, 281

Halls, unlighted, 9092

Tenements—Health board fights, 30, 37

Height and jerrybuilding, 1113

Home libraries, 382383

Increase in population and overcrowding, 8183

“Infant slaughter houses,” 37

Irish people, see that title.

Italians, see that title.

Jews, see that title.

Kerosene stove, odor of, 92

Landlord’s profits, 90

Licensing, 153

Model tenements, erection and success of, 128137

Negroes, see that title.

Oneroom house, beginnings of, 97

Open spaces, see Parks.

Opposition to improvement, 3031

Overcrowding, see that title.

Parks, see that title.

Plans for improvements, 37

Political tenements, 149, 152

Population, see that title.

Rear tenements—Condemned as “slaughter houses,” 37, 105, 116

Deathrate scandal, 115116

Demolition, 114

Report of select committee of assembly, 1857, 1213

Rome, 11

Standard of space for adults and children, 97

Sunlight, assessment of value, 94

 

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