Section: Tenement Life: Housing
 

Directory: New York City History

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Special Mention "Recollections of the Old Neighborhood -1940s " by Miriam Medina. A vividly detailed, personal memoir of the author's childhood life in the neighborhood of East Harlem, New York. This narration gives the reader a personal glimpse of tenement living in the forties and early fifties.


Article Name: Children of the Tenements                       posted 3/4/08
Article Name: The Housing Problem Prior to 1902
Article Name: The Tenement House Problem Prior to 1900
Article Name: Five Points Neighborhood Part I
Article Name: Five Points Neighborhood Part II
Article Name: The Sweating System Pre-1900
Article Name: The Tenement Houses of New York     (Permission to use granted by Derek, owner and website administrator of Library Ireland).            Posted 10/25/06
Article Name: Life In The Tenements: 1898                                                                        Posted 8/29/07
Article Name: Life In The Tenements: 1899                                                                        Posted  12/13/08
Article Name: The Crowded Condition of New York Dwellings 1883                                 Posted 8/31/07
Article Name: A Great Evil In The City: The New York Tenement System 1887                 Posted 9/2/07
Article Name: The Slums Of New York 1875                                                                      Posted 9/2/07
Article Name: Problem of City Living 1886                                                                           Posted 9/3/07
Article Name: Tenements: How They Appear Inside and Out 1872                                   Posted 9/30/07
Article Name: Life In The City Slums: Discussed by Jacob Riis 1901                                 Posted 10/4/07
Article Name: The Tenement Dweller 1902                                                                         Posted 10/4/07
Article Name: The Tenement Dwellers 1909 Part I                                                              Posted 7/9/08
Article Name: The Tenement Dwellers 1909 Part II                                                              Posted 7/9/08
Article Name: Life In The Tenements Discussed 1898                                                        Posted 10/4/07
Article Name: The Tenement Question: Houses for People of Narrow Means 1885          Posted 10/14/07
Article Name: Foreign Immigration and the Tenement House in NYC Part I                          Posted 2/4/08
Article Name: Foreign Immigration and the Tenement House in NYC Part II                         Posted 2/5/08
Article Name: Foreign Immigration and the Tenement House in NYC Part III                        Posted 2/7/08
Article Name: Foreign Immigration and the Tenement House in NYC Part IV                       Posted 2/7/08
Article Name: Foreign Immigration and the Tenement House in NYC Part V                        Posted 2/19/08
Article Name: Foreign Immigration and the Tenement House in NYC Part VI                       Posted 2/19/08
Article Name: Foreign Immigration and the Tenement House in NYC Part VII (Final Part)    Posted 2/19/08
Article Name: Life In The Slums 1869 Part I                                                                         Posted 2/16/08
Article Name: Life In The Slums 1869 Part II                                                                        Posted 2/16/08
Article Name: A Story of the Tenements 1905                                                                   Posted 10/28/08
Web Link: Five Points Viewer's Guide
Web Link: Jacob A. Riis-How the Other Half Lives
Web Link: New York City: The Tenement Dwellers 1900's
Web Link: From the Shtel to the Tenement: The East European Jews and America: A Social History 1850-1925
Web Link: Earliest Tenements and Their Problems
Web Link: Neighborhood-Five Points
Web Link: The Gumpertz Apartment-1870's
Web Link: 97 Orchard St. The Baldizzi Apartment-1935
Web Link: The Tenement as History and Housing
Web Link: Hell's Kitchen History
Web Link: Father Christopher C. Drumgoole, Shepherd of the Homeless Newsboys
Web Link: Lillian Wald, Founder of the Henry Street Settlement in 1893
Web Link: City Life in the 1800s
Web Link: Child Labor
Web Link: A Sermon On The Rich and Poor 1836: Rev. Orville S. Dewey (The American City)
Web Link: Understanding Tenement Life (Lesson Plan)
Web Link: City Life In the Early 1900s

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