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Biographies (2)

424 words, approx. 2 pages
Jacob August Riis (1849-1914), Danish-born American journalist and slum reformer, created new standards in civic responsibility regarding the poor and homeless in his reporting of New York City slum c... Read more
3,185 words, approx. 11 pages
Jacob Riis was not one of America's bestknown newspapermen, but unlike most of them he claims a relatively prominent place in the country's social history. He was a leader in the reform movement that ... Read more