People Suffering in Terrible Homes
Early 1900's By: Allie Wyckoff a famous Muckraker
Dangerous Living Conditions
The Horrible living conditions didn't only effect the people living in them, It showed large results on effecting the roads and outside the building. Cities suffered from sanitation problems also. The waste often ended up in the streets, along with the garbage piling up. Also many diseases spread such as Chlorera, Typhoid, Small pox, and more. Families had to live in the dark. Many dreaded as they suffered from these challenges.
"While all tenements before central heating and air conditioning were cold in the winter and roasting hot in the summer not all tenements contained the dirty horrible living conditions with high death rates as portrayed by some of the social reformers."