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Full Name: Jacob A Riis
Biography:
(1849-1914) Writer, reformer, documentary photographer, journalist, muckraker. Jacob A. Riis was born in Ribe, Denmark, and died in Barre, Massachusetts. He wrote about what he saw on the New York City streets, influencing change in the city. He lived in Richmond Hill.
Author's Timeline:
1849 (Unknown) County
Jacob A. Riis was born in Ribe, Denmark, on May 3, 1849. 
1914 (Unknown) County
Jacob A. Riis died in Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts, on May 26, 1914. 
1890 (Unknown) County
How The Other Half Lives
(Pub: New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1914 (Unknown) County
Jacob A. Riis was interred in Riverside Cemetery, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts. 
1892 (Unknown) County
Children of the Poor
(Pub: New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons ISBN: )
Sequel to "How The Other Half Lives."  
1901 (Unknown) County
The Making of an American
(Pub: New York, New York: Macmillan ISBN: )
Autobiography. 
1896 (Unknown) County
Out of Mulberry Street: Stories of Tenement Life in New York City
(Pub: New York, New York: Century ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1901 (Unknown) County
The Battle with the Slum
(Pub: New York, New York: Houghton, Mifflin ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1893 (Unknown) County
Nibsy's Christmas
(Pub: New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1900 (Unknown) County
A Ten Years' War: An Account of the Battle with the Slum in New York
(Pub: New York, New York: Houghton Mifflin ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1903 (Unknown) County
Children Of The Tenements
(Pub: New York, New York: Houghton, Mifflin ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1903 (Unknown) County
The Peril And The Preservation Of The Home: Being The William L. Bull Lectures For The Year 1903
(Pub: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: George W. Jacobs ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1914 (Unknown) County
Neighbors: Life Stories Of The Other Half
(Pub: New York, New York: Macmillan ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
? Queens County
Mr. Riis lived in Richmond Hill, Queens, New York. 

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