About jacob a riis: jacob august riis was a american journalist this christian helped the impoverished in new york city those needy were the focus of. Rediscovering jacob riis: exposure journalism and photography in turn-of-the-century new york by bonnie yochelson and daniel czitrom the new press, 288 pages, $35.
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English: jacob august riis (may 3, 1849 - may 26, 1914), was a danish american social reformer, muckraking journalist and photographer. A selection of haunting, late-19th-century photographs by jacob a riis from the collection of the museum of the city of new york. Social reformers such as jacob riis and lewis hine used the medium of photography to bring evidence of their claims to these viewers their style of photography may best be called social reform, for each photographer used the medium to effect social change.
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A biography of jacob riis -- the emancipator of the slums. English: jacob august riis (may 3, 1849 - may 26, 1914), danish-american journalist, photographer and slum and school reformer.
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