The progressives and the slums; tenement house reform in New York City, 1890-1917. Forewords by Samuel P. Hays and Philip S. Broughton.

[Pittsburgh] University of Pittsburgh Press [1963] .

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Subjects New York (State) -- New York.
Progressivism (United States politics)
Slums -- New York (State) -- New York.
Veiller, Lawrence, 1872-1959.
Description 284 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date [1963]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also available on the Internet.
Contents The origins of tenement reform, 1830-1865 -- The tenement comes of age, 1866-1890 -- Jacob A. Riis: portrait of a reformer -- The Tenement House Committee of 1894 -- Lawrence Veiller and the New York Tenement House Commission of 1900 -- The age of Veiller -- The professional good neighbor -- Progressivism, planning and housing -- Appendices I. Tenement houses and population in Manhattan, 1864 -- II. Population, acreage and density in Manhattan, 1880, 1894. Number of tenements in Manhattan, 1893 -- III. Tenements, tenement population, ethnic distribution and ward boundaries in Manhattan, 1900 -- IV. Tenements and tenement population in Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Richmond, 1900 -- V. Estimated population of Manhattan tenements, December 31, 1916 -- Tenements in Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Richmond, January 1, 1917 -- VII. Tenement court dimensions recommended by the Tenement House Commission of 1900 -- VIII. Floor plans of four tenements showing use of court space -- IX. Map of Manhattan Island showing ward and tenement house districts.
Geographic Area New York (State)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)233162
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WorldCat Identities Lubove, Roy.
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