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Jacob August Riis (1849–1914)

Riis, Jacob August (rēs). A New York writer on social topics; born in Denmark, 1849; died at New York, May 26, 1914. He wrote: ‘How the Other Half Lives’; ‘The Children of the Poor’; and ‘Nibsy’s Christmas’; ‘The Battle with the Slum’; ‘Children of the Tenements’; ‘Theodore Roosevelt, the Citizen’; ‘The Old Town’ (1909).