1887:  An Italian immigrant rag-picker sits with her baby in a small run-down tenement room on Jersey Street, New York City.  (Photo by Jacob A. Riis/Museum of the City of New York/Getty Images)... more 
1887:  An Italian immigrant rag-picker sits with her baby in a small run-down tenement room on Jersey Street, New York City.  (Photo by Jacob A. Riis/Museum of the City of New York/Getty Images) less 
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