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Author Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914

Title Children of the Tenements [electronic resource] / Jacob A. Riis; illustrated by C. M. Relyea

Published Project Gutenberg, 2007


Location Call No. Status
Series Project Gutenberg 21583
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.
Restrictions Freely available.
File type Electronic text
Other author Relyea, C. M. (Charles Mark), 1863-1932, illustrator
Subject Short stories, American
Tenement houses -- Fiction
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction