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

Life sketches in the metropolis - Our homeless poor - Early morning in...

Homeless people in slum neighborhood. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 34, (1872 March 16), p. 5.

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

New York City--Among the poor - A Summer evening scene at the Five Poi...

Family outside decaying house. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 36, (1873 August 26), p. 357.

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.

A tenement house in Mulberry Street / C.A. Vanderh[..]f. Inspection o...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 17, 1873 Sept. 13, p. 796.

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

How the street-cleaning authorities in New York guard against summer e...

Irishman(?) cleaning street with broom in slum, New York City. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 48, (1879 Aug. 2), p. 372.

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

New York City - "Doing the slums" - A scene in the Five Points / from ...

Policeman leading upper class people through the Five Points neighborhood.

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

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

Stereograph shows several African-American children standing or sitting along a dirt road. Old wooden houses are in the background. R15476 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright 1886 by Geo. Barker. Title from item. G... more

Well protected / C.J. Taylor.

Well protected / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows William McKinley walking down a street in the neighborhood of "Anarchy Slum" with a tall, well-dressed female figure labeled "Gold Standard" on his arm and two policemen labeled "Palmer" and "Buckne... more

The destruction of Cat Alley

The destruction of Cat Alley

(DLC/PP-1933:0205). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Passing of Cat Alley" by Jacob A. Riis, Century, 57:175 (Dec. 1898).

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

Patching Up a Meal. Boston Slums. Boston 1915 Exhibit. Location: Bosto...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 918. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... more

Holy trinity / Art Young.

Holy trinity / Art Young.

Illustration shows a priest standing at the pulpit in a cathedral, preaching from the "Holy Ledger"; beneath his feet is a cut-away of an area labeled "Rentals" and revealing bags of money above the phrase "The... more

The Ghetto, New York, N.Y

The Ghetto, New York, N.Y

Negative broken across center and top. "Rivington Street" on sign. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0884. Lower East Side, New York. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

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

Section of Massachusetts Avenue showing block of shabby houses with ou...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Backyard, Washington, D.C

Backyard, Washington, D.C

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

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

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... more

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

Front of old brick structure in section near Union Station, Washington...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

Slum area near House office building, Washington, D.C. Many of these h...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Furnished rooms, Washington, D.C

Furnished rooms, Washington, D.C

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

Old wooden shacks on left of picture inhabited by whites and Negroes. ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

Children playing in backyard in slum area near capitol. This area inha...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

Housing in the vicinity of Pierce Street, L Street, First Street and N...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

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

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

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

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

View of alley in Northwest Washington, behind North Capitol Street. Bl...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

Slums, Washington, D.C

Slums, Washington, D.C

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

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

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Slums. Washington, D.C

Slums. Washington, D.C

Annotation on original negative jacket: CM. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Colle... more

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

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

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

Backyard of Negro dwelling in slum area near the House office building...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

Alley dwelling near Union Station, showing overcrowded, tiny backyards...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

Once with happier surroundings, this section now houses a large crowde...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Slum alley in Washington, D.C

Slum alley in Washington, D.C

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

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

Slums near the Capitol, Washington, D.C. With the Capitol clearly in v...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

Alley dwelling near Union Station, showing crowded, tiny backyards, Wa...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

A fine old home alongside a shabby Negro house. Florida Avenue and 19t...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

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

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

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

This old home on Massachusetts Ave. has now been converted into a boar...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

Negro slum backyard, Washington, D.C

Negro slum backyard, Washington, D.C

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

A once proud section, Washington, D.C. These houses now are overcrowde...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... more

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

Alley dwellings between Pierce Street, L Street, First Street and Nort...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

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

Houses close to Capitol, Washington, D.C. Washington has many such hou...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

Children in slum area, Washington, D.C. Children in their backyard in ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

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

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

Room and board can now be obtained at this once fine old home, 1008 Ma...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

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

Typical back alley in one of the many Washington slums, Washington, D....

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more