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Photography Project

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THANK YOU! Bibliography "Jacob Riis." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 22 Feb. 2013. Web. 25 Feb. 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_Riis>.

"Lewis Hine." Spartacus Educational. Spartacus Educational, n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2013. <http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/IRhine.htm>.

"Rediscovering Jacob Riis: Photographer, Journalist, Social Reformer."Rediscovering Jacob Riis: Photographer, Journalist, Social Reformer. College Street Journal, n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2013. <https://www.mtholyoke.edu/offices/comm/csj/020901/riis.shtml>.

"Breaker Boy." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 19 Feb. 2013. Web. 25 Feb. 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breaker_boy>.

"Coal Breaker." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 22 Feb. 2013. Web. 25 Feb. 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_breaker>.

"Breaker Boys Working in Ewen Breaker of Pennsylvania Coal Co. For Some of Their Names See Labels 1927 to 1930." Lewis Hine Photographs. Lewis Hine Photographs, n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2013. <http://lewishinephotographs.com/content/breaker-boys-working-ewen-breaker-pennsylvania-coal-co-some-their-names-see-labels-1927-193-1>.

Seigel, Robert. Jacob Riis: Shedding Light on NYC’s ‘Other Half’. NPR. NPR, 30 June 2008. Web. 25 Feb. 2013. <http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=91981589>.

Riis, Jacob. Five Cents a Spot. 1888. Photograph. Jacob A. Riis Collection. Museum of the City of New York, New York.

“Jacob A. Riis.” The New York Times. New York Times Company, n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2013. <http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/reference/timestopics/people/r/jacob_riis/index.html>.

“Jacob Riis Biography.” National Park Service. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2013. <http://www.nps.gov/gate/historyculture/jacob-riis-biography.htm>.

“Lewis W. Hine - Biography.” Luis A. Avilés. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2013. <http://academic.uprm.edu/laviles/id194.htm>.

MacDonald, Pirie. Jacob Riis. 1906. Photograph. Lib. of Cong.

Photograph of Lewis Hine. Spartacus Educational. Spartacus Educational, n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2013. <http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/IRhine.htm>.

Steen, Sandra Van der. old fashioned photo camera isolated on black background. Shutterstock. Shutterstock, n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2013. <http://www.shutterstock.com/pic-55001179/stock-photo-old-fashioned-photo-camera-isolated-on-black-background.html>.

Anderson, John. "How a GAlway Pub Led to a Skyscraper." The New York Times. The New York Times Company, 11 Nov. 2012. Web. 26 Feb. 2013. <http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/11/movies/lunch-atop-a-skyscraper-uncovered.html?_r=0>.

Davis, Kay. "Lewis Hine." Documenting "The Other Half": The Social Reform Photography of Jacob Riis & Lewis Hine. University of Virginia, 200- 2003. Web. 26 Feb. 2013. <http://xroads.virginia.edu/~ma01/davis/photography/home/home.html>.Hine, Lewis Wickes. Icarus, high up on Empire State Building. N.d. Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York City. NYPL Digital Gallery. Web. 26 Feb. 2013. <http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/dgkeysearchdetail.cfm?trg=1&strucID=131277&imageID=79854&parent_id=131032&snum=&s=&notword=&d=&c=&f=&k=1&sScope=&sLevel=&sLabel=&sort=&total=47&num=20&imgs=20&pNum=&pos=25>.

Hirsch, Robert. "Lewis W. Hine." Luminous Lint: for Connoisseurs of Fine Photography. Luminous-Lint, n.d. Web. 26 Feb. 2013. <http://www.luminous-lint.com/app/photographer/Lewis__Hine/A/>.

Matthew. "Photo Analysis- Empire State Building." Visual Sociology. N.p., 2007. Web. 26 Feb. 2013. <http://www.visualsoc.net/archives/1102>.Unknown. Men at Lunch. N.d. Photograph. Rockefeller Center Photography collection, New York City. Jacob Riis Used his photos to help the poor people in NY.
One of the first users of flash photography, which started the use of photography at night.
His photos provided a riveting description of the life of the impoverished and homeless.
His work caused people to question the correlation between ethnicity, race, and poverty.
He made people also question the roles of their government and private charity. By Delilah, Liesel, Julia, Rebecca, and Niki Photography Conclusion Introduction Breaker Boys Lewis Hine's Photography on Urbanization Jacob Riis: "Five Cents a Spot" 1888-1889 Lewis Hine Photography http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=91981589 Jacob A. Riis Collection, Museum of the City of New York Jacob Riis Lewis Hine 1849-1914 1874-1940 New York City Tenements
and Slums Immigrated to US from Denmark in 1870
Hired as a police reporter in 1877
Began to bring camera to work and photographed conditions
Published several books
Response:
Led to the regulation of tenements
Pushed for more city parks and playgrounds
NYP Commissioner Roosevelt had city police lodging houses that were featured in Riis's book closed down
Godfather of investigative journalism January 1911
South Pittston, Pennsylvania
Ewen Breaker
Pennsylvania Coal Co.
Coal miners
8 to 12
10 hours/day, 6 days/week
Mid-1860s
Mid-1880s
Ended 1920s
Separate impurities by hand
Slate
Wooden seats - chutes and conveyor belts
Dangerous
No gloves, bleeding hands, body parts caught in gears
Death
Coal breakers Tenements and slums usually had little or no light
There weren't good ventilation systems, not much air
There were no laws about overcrowding, so many people all lived in very small, crowded spaces
Jacob Riis documented the living conditions of the NY tenements through photos like this
This photograph, called Five Cents a spot, is dated 1888-1889 and shows a group of people living in a tenement on Bayard Street These pictures are part of Hine's photography on the construction of the empire state building which was built in 1930, becoming the tallest man made structure in the world. http://www.nps.gov/gate/historyculture/jacob-riis-biography.htm http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/reference/timestopics/people/r/jacob_riis/index.html Robert D. Cross. "Riis, Jacob August";http://www.anb.org.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/articles/15/15-01088.html;American National Biography Online Feb. 2000.Access Date: Tue Feb 10 2009 21:43:12 GMT-0500 (EST)Copyright © 2000 American Council of Learned Societies. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy. Teacher of botany and nature studies at Ethical Culture School in New York
Became an investigator and photographer for the National Child Labor Committee in 1908
Tricked his way into factories and talked to children about living and work conditions
Photographed labor, such as the construction of the Empire State building
Published "Men at Work" http://academic.uprm.edu/laviles/id194.htm Lewis Hine His photos showed the dangerous working conditions of young children in factories.
He was able to motivate social change through his photographs.
His photos influenced the adoption of child labor laws and made people aware of the harsh conditions that some children were working in.
He tried to gain information about the children's living conditions, their name and age, and why they were working there. BIBLIOGRAPHY Delilah, you can put it here. He depicted the horrors of labor as well as the dignity of honest work "If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera" (Hirsch) "Icarus, high up on the Empire State Building". Stephan A. Shwarzman Building NYC "Men at Lunch". Rockefeller Center Photography Collection,NYC Hehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehe.
If you found this you are cool.
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