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The Five Points.

The Five Points.

The Five Points.

The Five Points.

Life sketches in the metropolis - Our homeless poor - Early morning in Donovan Lane, near the Five Points

New York City--Among the poor - A Summer evening scene at the Five Points / sketched by Matt Morgan.

A tenement house in Mulberry Street / C.A. Vanderh[..]f. Inspection of fruit in New York markets, by order of the Board of Health / drawn by R. Lewis.

Scene at 5 Points.

Scene at 5 Points.

How the street-cleaning authorities in New York guard against summer epidemics / Opper.

New York City - "Doing the slums" - A scene in the Five Points / from a sketch by a staff artist.

Scene in the Negro quarter, Savannah, Ga. / Geo. Barker.

Scene in N.Y. Slums.

[Group of men standing beside a shack; tall buildings in the background]

Scene in N.Y. Slums.

Well protected / C.J. Taylor.

The destruction of Cat Alley

The Ghetto, New York, N.Y.

The shanty of tumble down alley or don't pull the shanty down

The shanty of tumble down alley or don't pull the shanty down

The shanty of tumble down alley or don't pull the shanty down

The shanty of tumble down alley or don't pull the shanty down

The shanty of tumble down alley or don't pull the shanty down

The shanty of tumble down alley or don't pull the shanty down

The shanty of tumble down alley or don't pull the shanty down

The shanty of tumble down alley or don't pull the shanty down

Patching Up a Meal. Boston Slums. Boston 1915 Exhibit. Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Holy trinity / Art Young.

The Ghetto, New York, N.Y.

The Ghetto, New York, N.Y

Patching Up a Meal. Boston Slums. Boston 1915 Exhibit. Location: Boston, Massachusetts.

Housing in the vicinity of Pierce Street, L Street, First Street and North Capitol. Washington, D.C.

Section of Massachusetts Avenue showing block of shabby houses with outside toilets and water supply, Washington, D.C

Backyard, Washington, D.C

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Front of old brick structure in section near Union Station, Washington, D.C. Land is low here and water collects in front and backyard after a rain and remains for many days. Entrances to privies are usually under water. Interior of homes similar in shabbiness to exterior

Houses in vicinity of First and L Streets, Washington, D.C.

Block of slum houses with outside toilets and water supply, hotel to the left and the round roof of Union Station in the right background, Washington, D.C.

Slum area near House office building, Washington, D.C. Many of these houses have outside toilets

Furnished rooms to rent. Typical house which faces government clerk in his search for a home, Washington, D.C.

Children playing in backyard in slum area near capitol. This area inhabited by both white and Negro, Washington, D.C.

Furnished rooms, Washington, D.C

Old wooden shacks on left of picture inhabited by whites and Negroes. Many of these houses have no inside water supply or toilet. Washington, D.C

The Capitol can be seen in the background of this backyard slum scene, Washington, D.C.

Children playing in backyard in slum area near capitol. This area inhabited by both white and Negro, Washington, D.C

Alley near L Street, N.W. Blake School in background. Washington, D.C.

Front of old brick structure in section near Union Station, Washington, D.C. Land is low here and water collects in front and backyard after a rain and remains for many days. Entrances to privies are usually under water. Interior of homes similar in shabbiness to exterior

Housing in the vicinity of Pierce Street, L Street, First Street and North Capitol. Washington, D.C

Furnished rooms, Washington, D.C.

Houses close to Capitol, Washington, D.C. Washington has many such houses but few government workers would care to live in them

Backyard of colored home near Capitol, Washington, D.C.

A once proud section, Washington, D.C. These houses now are overcrowded with a Negro population and greatly in need of more sanitary methods

Doorway of house on Florida Avenue and 19th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C

View of alley in Northwest Washington, behind North Capitol Street. Blake School in background

Slums, Washington, D.C

Slum alleyway, Washington, D.C. Houses in background have outside toilets and water supply

Ruins of old brick structures, Washington, D.C. Sections of these buildings are still inhabited. The Government Printing Office is shown in the background. This section of Washington has some of the worst housing conditions in the District and for the most part, is completely Negro. None of these houses has inside toilets or water supply

Slum area near House office building, Washington, D.C. Many of these houses have outside toilets

The Capitol can be seen in the background of this backyard slum scene, Washington, D.C

Room and board can now be obtained at this once fine old home, 1008 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, D.C.

Slums. Washington, D.C

Alley inhabited by Negroes, Washington, D.C. Section near the House office building

Slum backyard, Washington, D.C.

Backyard of Negro dwelling in slum area near the House office building, Washington, D.C

Alley dwelling near Union Station, showing crowded, tiny backyards, Washington, D.C.

Alley dwelling near Union Station, showing overcrowded, tiny backyards, Washington, D.C

1402 Massachusetts Avenue. Once a fine old home, now a boardinghouse. "Blight" in Washington, D.C.

Once with happier surroundings, this section now houses a large crowded Negro population living in most unsanitary conditions, Washington, D.C

Slum alley in Washington, D.C

Slums near the Capitol, Washington, D.C. With the Capitol clearly in view, these houses exist under the most unsanitary conditions; outside privies, no inside water supply and overcrowded conditions

Alley dwelling near Union Station, showing crowded, tiny backyards, Washington, D.C

One of few available houses for rent. Washington, D.C. One of the few available houses for rent under the crowded conditions. A study of the structure, however, will explain why there is no one now living in it

Alleyway inhabited by black and white near the Capitol, Washington, D.C.

Backyard, Washington, D.C.

A fine old home alongside a shabby Negro house. Florida Avenue and 19th Street N.W., Washington, D.C

Slum alley in Washington, D.C.

Houses on Massachusetts Avenue near Union Station, Washington, D.C

This old home on Massachusetts Ave. has now been converted into a boardinghouse, Washington, D.C

Negro slum backyard, Washington, D.C

Slums of San Francisco, California

Slums

A once proud section, Washington, D.C. These houses now are overcrowded with a Negro population and greatly in need of more sanitary methods

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Alley dwellings between Pierce Street, L Street, First Street and North Capitol Street. Washington, D.C

Houses close to Capitol, Washington, D.C. Washington has many such houses but few government workers would care to live in them

Typical house entrance near Union Station, Washington, D.C. These old brick structures are for the most part inhabited by Negroes. Toilets of these same houses are usually outside and most unsanitary

A fine old home alongside a shabby Negro house. Florida Avenue and 19th Street N.W., Washington, D.C.

Slums, Washington, D.C.

Children in slum area, Washington, D.C. Children in their backyard in a slum area near the Capitol. This area inhabited by both black and white

Once with happier surroundings, this section now houses a large crowded Negro population living in most unsanitary conditions, Washington, D.C.

This old home on Massachusetts Ave. has now been converted into a boardinghouse, Washington, D.C.

Backyard of colored home near Capitol, Washington, D.C

Negro children in doorway of alley home. Logan Alley, Northwest Washington, D.C.

Typical rooming house, Washington, D.C.

Room and board can now be obtained at this once fine old home, 1008 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, D.C

Alley dwelling near Union Station, showing overcrowded, tiny backyards, Washington, D.C.

Backyard of Negro dwelling in slum area near the House office building, Washington, D.C.

Typical back alley in one of the many Washington slums, Washington, D.C. This house is located close to the Capitol

Old wooden shacks on left of picture inhabited by whites and Negroes. Many of these houses have no inside water supply or toilet. Washington, D.C.

Slums. Washington, D.C.