Correspondence, speeches, lectures, articles, appointment books, financial records, radio scripts, family papers, genealogical material, deeds, indentures, clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Riis's work as a journalist documenting the plight of urban slum dwellers in New York, N.Y., culminating in his book, How the Other Half Lives (1890). Includes his reports for the Council of Confederated Good Government Clubs and ...
New Hampshire politician, clerk of the United States House of Representatives, and Commissioner of Public Buildings in Washington, D.C. Journals, personal correspondence, writings, and miscellaneous papers chiefly relating to family matters and including commentary on political events and social life in Washington in the nineteenth century. Other prominent family members represented in the papers include Francis O. French, banker, and Amos Tuck, congressman.
French, Benjamin (benjamin Brown) - French, Benjamin