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They thought I had lost my head, but I told them no, thank God! I had found it, and my heart, too, at last. I knew then that it was my flag; that my children’s home was mine, indeed; that I also had become an American in truth.
—Chap. XVI. The American Made
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The Making of an American
 
Jacob A. Riis
 
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record  Illustrations  To the Reader  
WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS
 
NEW YORK: THE MACMILLAN COMPANY, 1901
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2000
 
 
  1. The Meeting on the Long Bridge
  2. I Land in New York and take a Hand in the Game
  3. I go to War at last, and sow the Seed of Future Campaigns
  4. Working and Wandering
  5. I go into Business, headlong
  6. In which I become an Editor and receive my First Love Letter
  7. Elizabeth tells her Story
  8. Early Married Life; I become an Advertising Bureau; on the “Tribune
  9. Life in Mulberry Street
  10. My Dog is avenged
  11. The Bend is laid by the Heels
  12. I become an Author and resume my Interrupted Career as a Lecturer
  13. Roosevelt comes—Mulberry Street’s Golden Age
  14. I try to go to the War for the Third and Last Time
  15. When I went Home to Mother
  16. The American Made


 
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