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  • Slums and housing, with special reference to New York City: history, conditions, policy, by James Ford, with the collaboration of Katherine Morrow and George N. Thompson, and an appendix, mainly architectural, by I. N. Phelps Stokes.

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    • Westport, Conn., Negro Universities Press [1971, c1936]
    • 1971-1936
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    Text JLF 72-720 v. 1Offsite
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  • A calendar of photographic negatives of the New York City Tenement House Department, 1902-1914, compiled by Lilian Zwyns and Sylvia Szmuk.

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    • [New York] 1971.
    • 1971
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  • El conventillo.

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    • [Buenos Aires] Centro Editor de América Latina [1970]
    • 1970
    • 1 item
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    Text JLC 76-126Offsite
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  • The tenement-house cigar law. Argument of the Hon. William M. Evarts, senior counsel for the New York cigar manufacturers, in the Court of Appeals of the State of New York, against the constitutionality of said law. To which is appended, the briefs of counsel for the manufacturers.

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    • [New York] N. Y. Cigar Manufacturers' Association, 1883.
    • 1883
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    Text Arents S 1378Schwarzman Building - Arents Collection Room 328

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  • Report.

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    • [New York]
    • 1903-1937
    • 18 items

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    Text IRGA 79-1182 1906Schwarzman Building - Milstein Division Room 121

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    Text IRGA 79-1182 v. 2 (1902-03)Schwarzman Building - Milstein Division Room 121

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  • The tenement : a way of life : a social, historical and architectural study of housing in Glasgow / [by] Frank Worsdall.

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    • [Edinburgh] : W. and R. Chambers, 1979.
    • 1979
    • 1 item
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  • Our brethren of the tenements and the ghetto, by M. J. McKenna.

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    • New York, J. S. Ogilvie, [1899]
    • 1899
  • Tenants and trustees : a study of the poor in Madras / Paul D. Wiebe.

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    • Delhi : Macmillan, c1981.
    • 1981
    • 1 item
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    Text JLD 82-1599Offsite
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  • Maintaining decent dwellings [microform] : a study of code enforcement in five new-law tenements.

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    • New York, N.Y. : Women's City Club of New York, 1963.
    • 1963
  • The Glasgow denement : a way of life : a social, historical and architectural study / Frank Worsdall.

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    • Glasgow : Drew, 1989.
    • 1989-1979
    • 1 item
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    Text JFE 90-1754Schwarzman Building M2 - General Research Room 315

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  • Rapid rehabilitation of old-law tenements: an evaluation.

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    • [New York], 1968.
    • 1968
    • 1 item
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    Text JLE 88-994Offsite
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  • A dream fulfilled : City and Suburban's York Avenue Estate / Andrew S. Dolkart and Sharon Z. Macosko.

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    • [New York] : Coalition to Save City & Suburban Housing, c1988.
    • 1988
  • The peril and preservation of the home [microform] : being the William L. Bull lectures for the year 1903 / by Jacob A. Riis.

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    • Philadelphia : G.W. Jacobs & Co., [1903]
    • 1903
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  • Up oor close : memories of domestic life in Glasgow tenements, 1910-1945 / Jean Faley.

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    • Wendlebury, Oxon : White Cockade in association with Springburn Museum Trust, c1990.
    • 1990
    • 1 item
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  • The failure of housing regulation.

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    • New York City : New York City Housing Authority, 1936.
    • 1936
    • 1 item
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    Text JAX E-473Offsite
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  • Slums and housing, with special reference to New York City; history, conditions, policy, by James Ford, with the collaboration of Katherine Morrow and George N. Thompson, and an appendix, mainly architectural, by I. N. Phelps Stokes; prepared and published under the auspices of the Phelps-Stokes Fund.

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    • Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1936.
    • 1936
    • 2 items
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    Text Sc 331.8-F (Ford, J. Slums and housing) v. 1Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Let in the sun.

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    • New York, Macmillan [c1964]
    • 1964
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    Text Sc 331.8-K (Klein, W. Let in the sun)Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • The tenements of Chicago, 1908-1935, by Edith Abbott, assisted by Sophonisba P. Breckinridge, and other associates in the School of Social Service Administration of the University of Chicago.

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    • Chicago, Ill., The University of Chicago Press [c1936]
    • 1936
    • 3 items
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    Text Sc 331.8-A (Abbott, E. Tenements of Chicago)Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Neglected neighbors; stories of life in the alleys, tenements and shanties of the national capital, by Charles Frederick Weller with one chapter by Eugenia Winston Weller.

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    • Philadelphia, J. C. Winston Company [c1908]
    • 1908
    • 1 item

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  • Views of street scenes and various interiors in New York City. [graphic] / Godfrey Frankel.

    • Still image
    • 1947-1949.
    • 1947-1949
  • Views of New York City and North Carolina. [graphic] / J. H. Jowers.

    • Still image
    • 1966.
    • 1966
  • Views of women and children in New York City. [graphic] / Helen Levitt.

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    • 1938-1956.
    • 1938-1956

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  • Street views of New York City including the Lower East Side, Chinatown, the Bowery, East Harlem, and one view each at Sag Harbor, New York and Detroit, Michigan. [graphic] / Edward Schwartz.

    • Still image
    • 1943-1949.
    • 1943-1949
  • Photographs concerning labor, housing and social conditions in the United States [graphic] / Lewis Wickes Hine.

    • Still image
    • ca. 1900-1937.
    • 1900-1937

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  • Photographs of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Havana, Cuba [graphic] / Sol Libsohn.

    • Still image
    • 1950-1966.
    • 1950-1966
  • Jacob Riis papers, 1871-1916, bulk (1900-1910).

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    • 1871-1916

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  • Urban castles : tenement housing and landlord activism in New York City, 1901-1943 / by Jared N. Day.

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    • 1994.
    • 1994
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  • Richard Watson Gilder papers, 1855-1916.

    • Mixed material
    • 1855-1916
    • 19 items

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    Mixed material *ZL-330 r. 1: Letter book 1. (1880 Nov 16-1886 Jan 13)Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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    Mixed material *ZL-330 r. 7: Letter book 7. (1892 Feb 18-1893 Mar 17)Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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    Mixed material *ZL-330 r. 8: Letter book 8. (1893 Mar 18-1894 Jul 28)Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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  • Marc Eidlitz and Son records, 1895-1916.

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    • 1895-1916
  • Unit I, Immigration. (2), Life and labor in America with emphasis upon racial contributions [graphic] / Photo-study by Lewis W. Hine.

    • Still image
    • 1905-1935, printed 1939.
    • 1905-1935
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  • How the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New York / introd. by Donald N. Bigelow.

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    • New York : Sagamore Press, 1957.
    • 1957
    • 1 item
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  • Report of the Tenement House Committee as authorized by chapter 479 of the laws of 1894. Transmitted to the Legislature January 17, 1895.

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    • Albany, J.B. Lyon, state printer, 1895.
    • 1895
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    Text IRH (New York State. Tenement House Committee. Report. 1895)Schwarzman Building - Milstein Division Room 121

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  • Urban blight and slums; economic and legal factors in their origin, reclamation, and prevention, by Mabel L. Walker, with special chapters by Henry Wright [and others]

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    • Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1938.
    • 1938
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    Text SERA (Harvard city planning studies. [no.] 12)Schwarzman Building M2 - General Research Room 315

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  • Beauty for ashes, by Albion Fellows Bacon; with numerous illustrations.

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    • New York, Dodd, Mead and Company, 1914.
    • 1914
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  • The battle with the slum, by Jacob A. Riis.

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    • New York, The Macmillan company; London, Macmillan & co., ltd., 1902.
    • 1902
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  • Battle with the slum.

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    • [s.l.] : Macmillan, 1912.
    • 1912
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  • A ten years' war; an account of the battle with the slum in New York, by Jacob A. Riis ...

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    • Boston, New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900.
    • 1900
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  • Report of the New York City Commission on Congestion of Population. Transmitted to the Mayor and the Board of Aldermen, February 28, 1911.

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    • New York, Lecouver Press Company, 1911.
    • 1911
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  • Die Hygiene des Wohnungswesens, von H. Chr. Nussbaum ... Mit 20 Abbildungen.

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    • Leipzig, G.J. Göschen, 1907.
    • 1907
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  • Les logements à bon marché; recueil annoté des discussions, déliberations et rapports du Conseil municipal de Paris, pub. suivant décision du Conseil par Lucien Lambeau ...

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    • Paris, Impr. Municipale, 1897.
    • 1897
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  • Report of the Tenement House Commission of Louisville, under the ordinance of February 16, 1909. Text by Janet E. Kemp, investigator for the Commission, July 19, 1909.

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    • [Louisville? 1909]
    • 1909
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  • Tenement conditions in Chicago; report by the Investigating Committee. Text by Robert Hunter.

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    • Chicago, 1901.
    • 1901
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  • Slum clearance and rehousing; the first report of the Council for Research on Housing Construction; illustrated by photographs and drawings.

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    • London, Pub. for the Council by P.S. King & Son, ltd., 1934.
    • 1934
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  • The tenement house problem, including the report of the New York state tenement house commission of 1900, by various writers, ed. by Robert W. De Forest and Lawrence Veiller.

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    • New York, The Macmillan company; London, Macmillan & co., ltd, 1903.
    • 1903
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  • Chapter 334, laws of 1901, in relation to tenement houses. Issued by the Department of Buildings of the City of New York ...

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    • [New York, 1901]
    • 1901
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  • The New York laws relating to apartment and tenement houses. With headings, paragraphs, marginal notes and full indexes. Edited by W.J. Fryer. Published by the Record and guide.

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    • New York, C.W. Sweet, cop. 1903.
    • 1903
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  • The Tenement House Act. (Chapters 334 and 555, laws of 1901; chapter 352, laws of 1902; chapter 179, laws of 1903; chapters 346 and 739, laws of 1904.) Prepared for the Tenement House Department.

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    • [New York, M.B. Brown] 1904.
    • 1904
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  • The Tenement House Law and the Lodging House Law of the city of New York : with headings, paragraphs, marginal notes and full indexes / edited by William J. Fryer.

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    • New York : The Record and Guide, c1902.
    • 1902
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  • L'habitation à bon marché ... Préface de M. Jules Siegfried ...

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    • Paris, A. Rousseau, 1906.
    • 1906
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  • The challenge of housing, by Langdon W. Post.

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    • New York, Farrar & Rinehart [1938]
    • 1938
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