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The children of the poor

Jacob A. Riis

The children of the poor

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Published by Scribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York.
    • Subjects:
    • Poor.,
    • Child welfare -- New York (State) -- New York.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Poor.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJacob A. Riis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV885.N49 R5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 300 p.incl.ill., plates, port., facims., diagrs.
      Number of Pages300
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6936873M
      LC Control Number04003821
      OCLC/WorldCa6661262


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