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Section Tenement Living and Pressing Social Issues Of Urban Life


Article Name: "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: Life In The Tenements: 1898                                                                        Posted 8/29/07
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: 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
Article Name: The Poor of New York 1868                                                                                  Posted 5/26/07
Article Name: Poverty and Hunger 1897                                                                                      Posted 5/26/07
Article Name: Starved and Neglected: Child Abuse  1896
Article Name: Pauperism 1871                                                                                                      Posted 6/01/07
Article Name: Cold Weather Causes Distress Among the Poor                                                    Posted 5/27/07
Article Name: Struggles Of The Poor Working Girls 1868
Article Name: Life In A Tenement House: When Poverty Stands At The Back Door 1877             Posted 10/4/07
Article Name: How the Poor Make Their Beds on Roofs and Fire Escapes 1903                          Posted 10/28/08
Article Name: Vice In The City: 1900                                            Posted 9/30/07
Article Name: Crime Board Tells How Boy Gangs Rise In New York Slums
Article Name: Brief Highlights on New York City Crime
Article Name: New York Criminal Record for 1852 Part I
Article Name: New York Criminal Record for 1852 Part II
Article Name: A Peddler's Crime: 1880                                         Posted 9/29/06
Article Name: The Everyday Pick-Pockets
Article Name: The Black Mailer: A Disreputable Class                  Posted 11/5/06.
Article Name: Fortune Tellers and Clairvoyants
Article Name: Quack Doctors
Article Name: Harry Hills
Article Name: Gambling Houses: A Vice
Article Name: The Most Celebrated Crime Of The 19th Century, The Murder Of Dr. Harvey Burdell
Article Name: Occupation: Impostor and Swindler 1868       Posted 11/3/06
Article Name: The Social Evil In New York City Pre: 1868  
Article Name: The Vice of Prostitution Pre-1885
Article Name: Drunkenness 1872
Article Name: Concert Saloons and Waiter Girls
Article Name: The Dance Houses
Article Name: The Thieves Of New York City 1868
Article Name: The Increase Of Juvenile Depravity Among Tenement House Children 1877             Posted 10/4/07
Article Name: Prostitution As A Tenement House Evil                        Posted 2/22/08
Article Name: "Once Upon A Time, Home Sweet Home by Miriam Medina "is a narration on New York City's Street Homelessness, past and present.
Article Name: Beggars in New York City 1868                                                               Posted 5/25/07
Article Name: Little Vagabonds 1870                                                                             Posted 5/25/07
Article Name: Lodging Homeless Men 1896                                                                   Posted 5/25/07
Article Name: Our City Vagrants 1874                                                                           Posted 5/25/07
Article Name: Paying Social Debts 1893                                                                        Posted 5/25/07
Article Name: Street Children 1872                                                                                Posted 5/25/07
Article Name: The Homeless Poor of New York City                                                     Posted 5/25/07
Article Name: The Street Boys 1868                                                                              Posted 5/26/07
Article Name: The Tramp 1868                                                                                       Posted 5/26/07
Article Name: Homeless Tid-bits of the 1800s.                                                               Posted 5/26/07
Article Name: Large Number of Families Evicted 1893                                                   Posted 5/30/07
Article Name: Epidemics in New York: Diseases From which NYC Suffered In its Early Days       Posted 1/20/07
Article Name: Typhoid Disease which Has Prevailed in Certain Parts of Brooklyn 1885                 Posted 1/20/07
Article Name: Yellow Jack 1885                                                                                                       Posted 1/20/07
Article Name: Diseases, Epidemics in New York City Tid-Bits                                                          Posted 1/20/07
Article Name: The Health Department: Condition of the Five Points 1873                                         Posted 1/20/07
Article Name: The City's Health: A Crowded, Vicious and Unhealthy Place 1869                            Posted 1/20/07
Article Name: Sanitary Sketches of the Hotbed of Diseases 1873                                                   Posted 1/20/07
Article Name: Menace to Brooklyn Health 1893                                                                                Posted 1/20/07
Article Name: Asylums: Fountains of Disease 1870                                                                         Posted 1/20/07
Article Name: Malaria in the Dirt Piles 1901                                                                                       Posted 1/20/07
Article Name: Drinking Water and Disease 1881                                                                              Posted 1/21/07
Article Name: Sanitary Condition of the City 1856                                                                            Posted 1/20/07
Article Name: Shocking Sanitary Condition of New York City's Dirty Streets 1871                         Posted 1/20/07
Article Name: Filthy condition of NYC streets from the central Park to the Battery: 1877               Posted 1/20/07
Article Name: Danger From Poor Plumbing  1899                                                 Posted 1/20/07
Article Name: Bedlam In The Tenements 1901                                                               Posted 8/31/07
Article Name: 200 People Made Homeless By Fire 1896                                                Posted 5/25/07
Article Name: Big Fire in Greenpoint : Fifty Families Left Homeless 1899                       Posted 5/28/07
Article Name: Fire In A Tenement Imperils Many Lives 1898                                           Posted 8/31/07
Article Name: Roasted Alive: Four Persons Perish In A Tenement House Fire 1891      Posted 8/31/07
Article Name: “Help!  Please...Will Somebody Help Me?” Violence across America by Miriam Medina. A narration about the domestic violence that exists in modern America.
Article Name: Brutal Treatment of a Woman: The Assailant Held For Murder 1880                     Posted 9/2/07
Article Name: Murder: A Horrible Tragedy In New York 1880                                                      Posted 9/2/07
Article Name: Murder: Story of Dissipation, Quarreling and Death 1875                                      Posted 9/2/07
Article Name: Wife Murder: A Tenement House Tragedy 1873                                                    Posted 9/2/07
Article Name: Brutality: A Few Specimen Wife Beaters 1875                                                      Posted 9/3/07
Article Name: A Girl's Leap For Life: Driven to Desperation By Her Lover's Brutality 1887         Posted 9/3/07
Article Name: Probable Wife Murder: Woman Thrown From Second Story Window 1877          Posted 9/3/07
Article Name: Unusual Brutality: A Horrible Case of Domestic Abuse and Misery 1882              Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: The Fatal Result Of An Eastern District Tenement Row: 1887                               Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: A Woman Beaten and Kicked to Death 1876                                                          Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: A Woman Beaten In A Shocking Manner By A Drunken Ruffian 1879                   Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: Brutal Tenement Murder: Woman's Face Split Open 1902                                      Posted 9/30/07
Article Name: A Domestic Horror in Greenpoint 1876                                                                   Posted 9/30/07
Article Name: A Rum-Crazed Husband Kicks His Wife to Death 1873                                          Posted 9/30/07
Article Name: A Woman Found Strangled In A New York Tenement House 1896                        Posted 9/30/07
Article Name: Terrible Case of Rape: A Young Girl Shamefully Outraged 1866                           Posted 10/1/07
Article Name: The Eastern District Rape Of Three Women 1866                                                  Posted 10/1/07
Article Name: Husband Seeks Vengeance For Rape Perpetrated On His Wife 1879                   Posted 10/1/07
Article Name: A Policeman Rapes Young Girl 1874                                                                      Posted 10/3/07
Article Name: Random Incidents Of Rape Throughout New York City 1800s                               Posted 10/3/07
Article Name: Outrage: An Old Woman Brutally Assaulted by Three Men: 1884                          Posted 10/3/07
Article Name: Paternal Brutality: A Son Beaten To Death By His Father 1873                              Posted 9/3/07
Article Name: Shocking Homicide! A Child Killed By Its Father! 1854                                             Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: A Revolting Tale of Parental Cruelty 1885                                                               Posted 9/23/07
Article Name: The Murder Of An Eleventh Month Old Child By His Drunken Father: 1870            Posted 9/30/07
Article Name: A Drunkard's Attempt to Murder His Child 1884                                                      Posted 9/30/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part I                             Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part II                             Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part III                            Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part IV                          Posted 9/6/07
 Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part V                           Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part VI                          Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: She Choked It: How A Young Mother Murdered Her Child 1887                            Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: Interred In A Cellar: Remains of A Child Are Found 1885                                       Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: Infanticide in the Great Metropolis 1869                                                                 Posted 2/21/08
 Article Name: The Holocaust Of Blood: More Murders In New York 1870                                   Posted 9/3/07
Article Name: A Murderous Assault In South Brooklyn 1876                                                       Posted 10/3/07
Article Name: A History of Tenement House Legislation in New York 1852-1900 Part I                     Posted 2/24/08
Article Name: A History of Tenement House Legislation in New York 1852-1900 Part II                    Posted 2/24/08
Article Name: A History of Tenement House Legislation in New York 1852-1900 Part III                    Posted 2/24/08
Article Name: A History of Tenement House Legislation in New York 1852-1900 Part IV                   Posted 2/24/08
Article Name: A History of Tenement House Legislation in New York 1852-1900 Part V                   Posted 2/27/08
Article Name: A History of Tenement House Legislation in New York 1852-1900 Part VI                  Posted 2/27/08
Article Name: A History of Tenement House Legislation in New York 1852-1900 Part VII                 Posted 3/2/08
Article Name: A History of Tenement House Legislation in New York 1852-1900 Part VIII                 Posted 3/13/08
Article Name: A History of Tenement House Legislation in New York 1852-1900 Part IX                   Posted 3/13/08
Article Name: A History of Tenement House Legislation in New York 1852-1900 Part X (more)        Posted 5/18/08
Article Name: A History of Tenement House Legislation in New York 1852-1900 Part XI                   Posted 12/19/08
Article Name: A History of Tenement House Legislation in New York 1852-1900 Part XII                  Posted 12/19/08
Article Name: A History of Tenement House Legislation in New York 1852-1900 Part XIII   (more)    Posted 12/19/08
Article Name: To House New York's Poor: A Bill To Be Introduced 1901                                            Posted 9/2/07
Article Name: Strong Pleas to Amend The Tenement House Law 1902                                              Posted 9/23/07
Article Name: Tenement House System Evils: Needed Reform 1885                                                   Posted 10/4/07

 
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