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Jacob Riis: Reporter and Reformer


Book Description
Jacob Riis (1849-1914) was born in Denmark and emigrated to America at the age of 21. After several years of poverty, he found work as a police reporter, which took him into the worst of New York's ghettos and tenements. Appalled by the conditions he found there, he began to use the primitive new flash technology to photograph the dark places that had never before been so graphically exposed. The ... More
Book Information
PublisherOxford University Press Inc
BindingPaperback (4 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages176
ISBN-10B001PGXLIQ
Publication Date12/02/2005
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About Janet B. Pascal (Author) : Janet B. Pascal is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Janet B. Pascal include Who Was Abraham Lincoln? (Who Was...?), Jacob Riis: Reporter and Reformer (Oxford Portraits), Ar... more
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