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Topic: tenement houses

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Terrible loss of life! Burning of a tenement-house in Forty-fifth Street, near Sixth Avenue, on the morning of the 28th inst. / / sketched on the spot by our artist.

Terrible loss of life! Burning of a tenement-house in Forty-fifth Stre...

Title from item. Title continues: Two women and eight children burned to death. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 9, no. 227 (1860 Apr. 7), p. 299.

End of the poor Funeral from a tenement house in Baxter Street, Five Points, New York / / from a sketch by our artist.

End of the poor Funeral from a tenement house in Baxter Street, Five P...

Group of people gathered outside tenement house watch men carry out a coffin; in the street, two boys drag a dog by one leg. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 20 (1865 July 1), p. 225.

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.

New York City - The recent "heated term" and its effect upon the population of the tenement districts A night scene on the East Side / / from sketch by a staff artist.

New York City - The recent "heated term" and its effect upon the popul...

Tenement dwellers sleeping on roofs and windowsills. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, Aug. 12, 1882, p. 393.

New York City - The old and the new styles of tenement houses / from sketches by a staff artist.

New York City - The old and the new styles of tenement houses / from s...

Composite of five scenes showing a slum and views of an improved apartment building with playground, clubroom, and library. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, Dec. 30, 1882, p. 316.

Homes of the poor / drawn by T. De Thulstrup.

Homes of the poor / drawn by T. De Thulstrup.

Interior view of New York City tenement house room crowded with men, women, and children, some working, one using a sewing machine. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, July 28, 1883, p. 465 (title page).

A tenement-house alley gang : Candidates for crime / / R.T.S.

A tenement-house alley gang : Candidates for crime / / R.T.S.

Illustration shows children and teenagers gathered on and around a wagon in a dilapidated alley. Illus. in: Darkness and daylight: or, Lights and shadows of New York life. A woman's narrative of mission and re... more

Our religious landlords and their rookery tenants / C.J. Taylor.

Our religious landlords and their rookery tenants / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows a group of wealthy citizens exiting Trinity Church on Wall Street, New York City, with poor persons huddled on the street on both sides, and tenement housing in the background. The inscription over ... more

What he wants to see, be gosh! / J.S. Pughe.

What he wants to see, be gosh! / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows a man labeled "Hayseed Legislator" standing on the sidewalk of "Fifth Ave." in New York City, pointing his umbrella toward a tenement house labeled "The Vanderbilt Flats formerly the Marble Palace".... more

Exterior of tenement, New York City

Exterior of tenement, New York City

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 043295. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Exterior of tenement house, New York City

Exterior of tenement house, New York City

Title from jacket. "Wm. Inwood, groceries" on building. "Emerson" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 043268. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Interior of tenement house, New York City

Interior of tenement house, New York City

Title from jacket. "Emerson # 2" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 043269. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Exterior of tenement, New York City

Exterior of tenement, New York City

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 043296. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Yard of tenement, New York, N.Y.

Yard of tenement, New York, N.Y.

Title from jacket. "H 468" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 036489. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

New York City, interior of tenement house

New York City, interior of tenement house

Title from jacket. "X Emerson 3" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 043270. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Stairway and hall, tenement, New York City]

[Stairway and hall, tenement, New York City]

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 043297. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

A Christmas sermon / J.S. Pughe.

A Christmas sermon / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows Puck standing on a stage for a presentation for wealthy philanthropists, from left: an empty "seat reserved for Russell Sage, Mrs. Stanford, Miss [Helen Miller?] Gould, Rockefeller, Carnegie,... more

Court of tenement house, New York City

Court of tenement house, New York City

Title from jacket. "Emerson # 4" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 043271. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Yard of a tenement at Park Ave. Avenue and 107th St., New York

Yard of a tenement at Park Ave. Avenue and 107th St., New York

Corresponding glass transparency (with same series code) available on videodisc frame 1A-31526. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0588. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Court of tenement, New York City

Court of tenement, New York City

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 043298. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

New York, N.Y., yard of tenement

New York, N.Y., yard of tenement

Title from jacket. "H 734" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 036490. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Yard of tenement at Park Ave. and 107th St., New York

Yard of tenement at Park Ave. and 107th St., New York

Possibly at Park and 104th Street. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012532. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The tenement - a menace to all / Keppler.

The tenement - a menace to all / Keppler.

Illustration shows the spirits of alcoholism, opium dens, prostitution, gambling, and street crime, as well as the figure of Death, issuing from a tenement house. Title from item. Caption: Not only an evil in i... more

A residence in the old part of Naples, Italy
An Italian ragpicker's home

An Italian ragpicker's home

Interior view of home with meager furnishings; mother and children huddled in lower right of photo. H103701 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Young People's Missionary Movement.

122 Sullivan St. 2nd Floor rear. Leveroni family. Earn 4 cents a gross making violets. Can make 20 gross a day when children work all day. Father has work. Mrs. Leveroni; Tessie Leveroni, age 9; Stephen Leveroni, age 6; Margaret Leveroni, age 7; Josephine Cordono, age 10. These children work on Saturdays on afternoons after 3 o'clock, and evenings until 8 or 9. Location: New York, New York (State)

122 Sullivan St. 2nd Floor rear. Leveroni family. Earn 4 cents a gross...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 6-A. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photogra... more

6 cents a gross. Make regularly from 10 to 12 gross a day. 122 Sullivan St. Mr. Malatesta - Helps because Health too bad work out. Mrs. Malatesta; Frank Malatesta, age 14; John Malatesta, age 11; Lizzie Malatesta, age 4. Boys work Sat. afternoon & evenings till 10 or 11. Lizzie separates petals. Location: New York, New York (State)

6 cents a gross. Make regularly from 10 to 12 gross a day. 122 Sulliva...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 7-A. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photogra... more

Group of "Model Tenements" occupied by the workers in Augusta (Ga.) Cotton Mills. Location: Augusta, Georgia

Group of "Model Tenements" occupied by the workers in Augusta (Ga.) Co...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 491. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... more

Three girls and a boy working on garments. Location: New York?, New York (State)?

Three girls and a boy working on garments. Location: New York?, New Yo...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 1313-A. No caption card found. Date and place probably the same as photos with neighboring numbers. C... more

3:30 P.M. Group in tenement hallway. Ages, 14 months, 2, 5, and 7 years. Mother in shop sewing. Father out of work, bartender. Family, Novi, 189 Chrystie Street. Location: New York, New York (State)

3:30 P.M. Group in tenement hallway. Ages, 14 months, 2, 5, and 7 year...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 1314-A. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... more

Gizzi family, 175 Sullivan St., 3:30 P.M. Make little roses which are easier than violets, but bring only 9 cents gross. Left to right: Leo, 11 years old. Louise 14 years old. Jose 12 years old. Work after school and Saturday. Location: New York, New York (State)

Gizzi family, 175 Sullivan St., 3:30 P.M. Make little roses which are ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 1308. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photogr... more

Garment Workers on East Side 4:30 P.M. Vincenzie, 14 years old. Jovannina, 9 years old. Michael, 5 years old. Location: New York, New York (State)

Garment Workers on East Side 4:30 P.M. Vincenzie, 14 years old. Jovann...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 1312-A. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photo... more

Anna Dazet (14 years old) 334 West 49th St. Girl unable to procure employment certificate because she lacks the required number of days. Father tubucular, in advanced stage, and in hospital. Worked just as long as he possibly could. Mother takes in a little washing. There are 5 children, including Anna. Family occupy 3 rooms. We are giving a scholarship to Anna. Location: New York, New York (State)

Anna Dazet (14 years old) 334 West 49th St. Girl unable to procure emp...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 1347. No date recorded on caption card. Date based on date recorded on cards for photos with neighboring ... more

Garment workers. Upper East Side, N.Y.C. Location: New York, New York (State)

Garment workers. Upper East Side, N.Y.C. Location: New York, New York ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 1306. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photogr... more

Exterior of 260 Terrace Street. Several Italian families, which spend the summer in the Cannery District, live here. Location: Buffalo, New York (State)

Exterior of 260 Terrace Street. Several Italian families, which spend ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 1224. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div... more

5:15 P.M. Father hanging around the home while family works on feathers. Said, "I not work. Got some sickness. Dunno what." Mother; Millie, 16 yrs.; Jimmie, 11 yrs.; Mary, 12; Camilla, 5 all work. Some of the children until 9 and 10 P.M. at times. They said "Camilla, she can tie feathers but she don't want to." If all work, they make $4, $5, or even $6 a week. Dirty floor. Vermin abounded. Garbage standing uncovered near the work,. Location: New York, New York (State)

5:15 P.M. Father hanging around the home while family works on feather...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 2705. State/Location is not recorded on caption card. New York City based on surrounding cards. Credi... more