Children of the Tenements by Jacob A. Riis

Bibliographic Record

Author Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914
Illustrator Relyea, C. M. (Charles M.), 1863-1932
LoC No. 03028289
Title Children of the Tenements
Contents The rent baby -- A story of Bleecker Street -- The kid hangs up his stocking -- The slipper-maker's fast -- Death comes to Cat Alley -- A proposal on the elevated -- Little Will's message -- Lost children -- Paolo's awakening -- The little dollar's Christmas journey -- The kid -- When the letter came -- The cat took the kosher meat -- Nibsy's Christmas -- In the children's hospital -- Nigger Martha's wake -- What the Christmas sun saw in the tenements -- Midwinter in New York -- A chip from the maelstrom -- Sarah Joyce's husbands -- Merry Christmas in the tenements -- Abe's game of jacks -- A little picture -- A dream of the woods -- 'Twas 'Liza's doings -- Heroes who fight fire -- John Gavin, misfit -- A heathen baby -- The christening in Bottle Alley -- In the Mulberry Street court -- Difficulties of a deacon -- Fire in the barracks -- War on the goats -- He kept his tryst -- Rover's last fight -- How Jim went to the war -- A backwoods hero -- Jack's sermon -- Skippy of Scrabble Alley -- Making a way out of the slum.
Language English
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
Subject Short stories, American
Subject Tenement houses -- Fiction
Category Text
EBook-No. 21583
Release Date
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
Downloads 66 downloads in the last 30 days.
Price $0.00

Download This eBook

Format Url Size
Read this book online: HTML 531 kB
EPUB (with images) 307 kB
EPUB (no images) 261 kB
Kindle (with images) 1.1 MB
Kindle (no images) 1006 kB
Plain Text UTF-8 491 kB
More Files…
Project Gutenberg offers 62,811 free ebooks to download.

Enter your search terms separated by spaces, then press <Enter>. Avoid punctuation except as indicated below:

Suffixes . exact match
Prefixes a. author
t. title
s. subject
l. language
# ebook no.
n. ebook no.
cat. category
Operators Always put spaces around these. | or
! not
( ) grouping
this query finds
shakespeare hamlet "Hamlet" by Shakespeare
qui. "qui", not "Quixote"
love stories love stories
a.shakespeare by Shakespeare
s.shakespeare about Shakespeare
#74 ebook no. 74
juvenile l.german juvenile lit in German
verne ( | ) by Verne in French or Italian
love stories ! austen love stories not by Austen
jane austen audio books by Jane Austen