Person Detail: Jacob Riis
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|Full Name: Jacob Riis|
(1849-1914) Writer, reformer, documentary photographer, journalist, muckraker. "How The Other Half Lives" (1890), wrote about what he saw on the New York City streets, influencing change in the city. He lived in Richmond Hill.
Born in Denmark.
"How The Other Half Lives"
New York County
New York City, NY
Wrote about what he saw on the New York City streets.
Lived in Richmond Hill, Queens, NY