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Jacob A. Riis

Jacob A. RiisAKA Jacob August Riis

Born: 3-May-1849
Birthplace: Ribe, Denmark
Died: 26-May-1914
Location of death: Barre, MA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Riverside Cemetery, Barre, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: How the Other Half Lives

    The New York Tribune Reporter (1877-88)
    The New York Evening Sun Police Reporter (1888-99)

Author of books:
How the Other Half Lives (1890)
The Children of the Poor (1892)
Out of Mulberry Street (1898)
The Making of an American (1901, memoir)
The Battle With the Slum (1902)
Children of the Tenements (1903)


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