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Funeral from a tenement house in Baxter Street, Five Points, New York Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, July 1, 1865





A tenement house in Mulberry Street, NYC, Harper's Weekly, Sept. 13, 1873




Homes of the Poor, Harper's Weekly, July 28, 1883



Mulberry Street, New York City, ca. 1900, Detroit Publishing Co.,
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Tenement on Spruce Street, Providence, R.I., Lewis Hine, 1912,
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Tenement Yard, New York City, Detroit Publishing Co. ca 1900-1910,
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