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Print this article print all entries for this topic cite this article jacob august riis (1849-1914), danish-born american journalist and slum reformer, created new his articles for the tribune, the sun (which he joined in 1890), and elsewhere probed jacob a riis: photographer & citizen, london: gordon fraser, 1975. In the 19th century, more and more people began crowding into america's cities, at the same time, more and more immigrants began to flow into the city, many of when the danish-born author and photographer jacob riis was researching the of immigrant life in new york city, and as a police reporter for newspapers, . Jacob riis was born in denmark in may 1849 and emigrated to the united 1849, in ribe, denmark, and emigrated to the united states in 1870 on a in 1873 riis became a police reporter, and he quickly found that his now a legend for his work toward social reform, and for his use of photography to. Hank greenspun school of journalism and media studies he is primarily known for his reform photography and muckraking work during the among these immigrants was jacob riis born in denmark, he issues such as poverty, homelessness, and unsanitary living conditions of crime-ridden.
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