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Jacob A. Riis (1849–1914).  The Battle with the Slum.  1902.

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Fourth Ward slum, 16

Fraunces’ Tavern, historical association, 380

Free lunch, lodging, etc., vagrancy encouraged by, 170, 172

French couple, Cat Alley, 315316

“Frills,” Hester Street roof playground, 342, 359, 360, 403

Funerals—Cat Alley, 329330

Slum interest and excitement, 109

Gambling, characteristic of Italian immigrant, 186

Gangs—Battle Row, Easter service, 251252

College settlement work, success of, 248249

Genesis of, environment of boy’s career, 235247

Hook gang, 288

Long Island story, 250

Whyó gang headquarters, 272, 308

Women’s work and success, 251

[See also Boys.]

Gehegan, Mrs., of Cat Alley, 319

Genesis of the gang, environments of boy’s career, 236247

German destitution and charity, story of, 217218

Giant, Elizabeth Street, 331

Gibbon, quotation from Vitruvius as to height of dwellings, 11

Giddings, Professor F. H., child labor investigation, 185

Gilder Tenement House Commission, work of, 88, 105, 108, 116, 228, 276, 279, 281

Golden Gate Association, kindergarten record, 245

Good Government Clubs—Tammany condemnation of, 126

Work of, 1896–97, 127, 128, 279, 371, 372

Gotham Court—Beginnings of reformation, 2327

Christmas tree, 311

Gotham Court—Destruction of dangerous property, 118, 119

Gould, Dr. E. R. L., president of company for erection of homes for poor, 129, 133, 138, 139

Government by the people imperilled by existence of slum, 6

Government slum inquiry, 61, 97, 175

Grand Street, soap factories prohibited below, 107

Grant, Mayor, reform work, 4546

Graveyard as playground, 302

Great Robbery, city treasury, 45, 285

Green Dragon yard, London, 2627

Gunmaker Patrick Mullen, 413414

Hamilton Fish Park—Restoration, 296

Uselessness of, 149152, 295

Health Board—Tammany negligence, 64, 67

Tenement landlords, fights with, 30, 37

Heat of summer 1896, power of resistance, 125126

Hebrew Institute—Educational Alliance work, 382

Roof garden, 305307

Hebrews, see Jews.

Hell’s Kitchen—Improvement, 5152

Negro possession, desolate appearance, 110

Helvetia House demolition, 285

 

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