Come to our shop!

Jacob August Riis

He was a Danish American social reformer. "muckraking" journalist and social documentary photographer was he.

He wrote the books, "How the Other Half Lives", "The Battle with the Slums", and "The Children of the Poor"

His Life

Born: May 3, 1849

Died: May 26, 1914

Parents: Niels Edward Riis, Carolina Riis