Film, Video Jacob Riis: Revealing New York's Other Half

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Title
Jacob Riis: Revealing New York's Other Half
Summary
Bonnie Yochelson describes her book, "Jacob A. Riis: Revealing New York's Other Half: A Complete Catalog of His Photographs" and how Riis, a Danish-born immigrant to the United States who found his life's most important work in the slums of early 20th-century New York City, changed the course of history.
Event Date
May 23, 2016
Notes
-  Bonnie Yochelson is a former curator of prints and photographs at the Museum of the City of New York and an art historian specializing in photography. Her books include "Alfred Stieglitz New York" and "Berenice Abbott: Changing New York, The Complete WPA Project."
Related Resources
Center for the Book: //www.read.gov/cfb/
Running Time
1 hours, 6 minutes, 30 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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