Darkness and Daylight, Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's Pictorial Record of Gospel, Temperance, Mission, and Rescue Work "in His Name" ...

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A.D. Worthington, 1900 - Charities - 740 pages
 

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This is a great book, and useful to students of urban history, sociology, and photojournalism What a pity that the scans are so careless as to render several of the text pages nearly illegible.

Contents

THE OPEN DOORS OF MERCY THE SOCTETY FOR THE PRE
170
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
173
MISSION WORK IN TOUGH PL ACES SEEKING TO SAVE A
185
THE SLUMS BY NIGHT THE UNDERWORLD OF NEW YORK
208
CHAPTER X
224
CURBSTONE DRY GOODS MERCHANTS 65
226
GOSPEL WORK IN THE SLUMS AN ALLNIGnT MISSIONARYS
249
ShopGirls and their LivesWorkers in all TradesAching Heads and Tired
255
CHAPTER XIII
279
In one of the Female Wards at Bellevue Hospital
293
In the Childrens Ward at Bellevue Hospital
295
Discharged A Patient Receiving her Bundle of Clothes in the Old Clothes Room at Bellevue Hospital
297
AN EVERYDAY SCENE IN THE MORGUE IDENTI FYING THE UNKNOWN DEAD full page To face
301
The Cage or Prisoners Ward at Bellevue Hospital
302
FLOWER MISSIONS AND THE FRESH AIR FUND THE DISTRI
305
In the Propagating Room
307
The View from the Schoolroom
309
Winners of the Prize
311
Italian Mother and her Sick Child at the Dispensart
321
In TnE Surgeons Room
326
A Hebrew Mother and her Sick Babv 828
329
The Tombs
335
The Gallows Yard in the Tombs 838
340
Murderers Row in the Tombs
344
The Slums of New York Cellar Harbors for Criminals Face to Face with
352
An East River Dock 857
357
IIFE ON BLACKWELLS ISLAND THE DREGS OF A GREAT
362
In TnE Cell Blackwells Island Penitentiary 865
367
Hubbandless Mothers and Fatherless Children dx the Charity Hospital Blackwells Island
370
Insane Patients in the Brush Shop Blackwells Island
373
Insane Patients in the Basket Shop Blackwells Island
375
Lunatics Chariot drawn by Lunatics chained together
377
The Convicts Lockstep
379
The Mothf rs Last Kiss
381
Foster Mothers
385
The Childrens Clothes Room
386
One of the Nursery Wards 887
387
The Playroom
389
The Kindergarten
390
Foundlings Bank at Entrance to Main Staircase
392
Ln the Childrens Dormitory at Sister Irenes
393
CHAPTER XX
398
Sidewalk Pease Seller Mulberry Street
399
Italian Ragpickers Settlement Mulberry Street
405
A Cluster op Shantdi in Shantytown
412
A Typical Establishment in Shantytown
418
Entrance to a Shed LodgingHouse in the Rear of Mul
426
1 A Reserved Room in a LodgingShed
432
The SailMaking Class on the St Marys
439
Ready for Sea A Scene on the St Marys
446
A Contented Old Salt
453
Steel from a Photograph taken expressly for this work Tofaee
459
Exterior of a Bowery Dime Museum
465
In a Bowery Dime Museum The lecturer his freaks and his audience
467
Interior of a Low Groggery on Cherry Street 48fr 164 An Old Corner Groggery near a TenementHouse District
492
Old and Young Toughs Playing Cards on the Docks
494
Police Headquarters Building
501
Patrolmans Shield
502
Mddniqht Rollcall at a Police StationHouse
503
Policemens School of Instruction
506
FOUND STRAYED ELEVEN OCLOCK AT NIGHT IN THE LOST CHILDRENS ROOM AT POLICE HEAD QUARTERSLOST CHILDREN WAIT...
509
MeetingPlace of Telegraph Wires at Police Headquar ters communicating with all parts of the World
510
Policeman Billy Day Club and Night Stick
512
AN ABANDONED INFANT A POLICEMAN REPORT ING A LITTLE FOUNDLING PICKED UP IN AN ALLEY A WINTER NIGHT SCENE AT...
517
Harbor Police Searching for River Thdsves
518
Handcuffs
520
Prisoners Cells in a Police StationHouse
521
TnE LostProperty Room at Police Headquarters
524
A ScalingLadder
530
ScalingLadder Drill
531
Firemans LifeSaving Hook and Belt
532
The Jumping or LdteSaving Net
533
The Dummy
534
LifeSaving Net Drill
535
LdtkLinb Drill
536
Off to a Fire
543
19 A Noted Corner Resort for Chinese Gamblers
553
19 Waiting for Trade Chinese Curbstone Merchants
559
Hitting the Pipe Scene in an opium den
567
5 A Tramps Interrupted Nap
585
JOB A Dangerous Place for a Snooze A tramp sleeping
591
A Tramps Sunday Morning Change
597
A Typical Pawnshop
605
STREET VENDERS AND SIDEWALK MERCHANTSHOW dKTJJ
614
The Old Candy Woman
616
GAMBLERS AND GAMBLING A MIDNIGHT VISIT TO GAMBLING
628
Engraved on Steel from a Photograph taken expressly for this work To fact
645
A Ten Cent Attic LodgingRoom of the Better Class
646
A Seven Cent LodgingRoom at Midnight
649
Night in a Hammock LodgingRoom for Tramps
652
IN DARKEST NEW YORKMIDNIGHT IN A CHEAP UNDERGROUND LODGING CELLAR THREE CENTS A SPOT full page Tofaee
655
Tools and Implements taken from Burglars 6J9 233 Sectional Jimmies and Skeleton Keys taken from Burglars 6fc0
660
Burglars Improved Safe Opener
662
Dark Lanterns taken from Burglars
663
Burglars DiamondPointed Crank Drill
664
Burglars Stekl and Copper Sledges and Steel Wedges
665
Burglars Sectional Jimmies and Leather Case
666
Dummt Pistol and Whisky Flask taken from Burgi ars
667
Burglars Powder Can Funnel Blower and Fuse
668
Burglars Tools used to obtain Leverage
669
Burglars Mallets and Handhook
671
Burglars Key Nippers
683
False and Skeleton Keys taken from House Thieve
685
AN UNWILLING SUBJECT PHOTOGRAPHING A PRISONER FOR TILE ROGUES GALLERY AT PO LICE HEADQUARTERS full IaflC To fat
690
Stilettoes and Knives taken from Criminals
694
Sandbags and Slungshots taken from Criminals
695
Gags Taken from Burglars From the Museum of Crime 696
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Page 238 - Go, find my wandering boy to-night; Go, search for him where you will, But bring him to me with all his blight, And tell him I love him still.” Silence reigned. One by one the noisy inmates had settled down, and when the last line was sung scarce a whisper
Page 95 - gentle-looking woman, a little beyond middle life, who devotes a large share of her time and professional service to the poor of this wretched locality without the least expectation of reward save the approbation of Him who said, “Inasmuch as ye have done it unto the least of these, ye have done
Page 495 - me be your servant! Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty; For in my youth I never did apply Hot and rebellious liquors In my blood; Nor did not with unbashful forehead woo The means of weakness and debility: Therefore my age Is as a lusty winter, Frosty, but kindly; let me go with yon: I'll do the service of a younger man In all your business and
Page 495 - makes him a fool, the second mads him, and a third drowns him. What a sermon, too, on the blessings of temperance, is contained in
Page 495 - As You Like It,” when Adam says to his young master: — “Let me be your servant! Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty; For in my youth I never did apply Hot and rebellious liquors In my blood; Nor did not with unbashful forehead woo The means of weakness and debility: Therefore my age Is as a lusty winter, Frosty, but kindly; let me go with
Page 481 - scattered in all directions and often flowing beneath your feet You have to ascend rotten staircases which threaten to give way beneath every step, and which in some cases have already broken down, leaving gaps that imperil the limbs and lives of the unwary.
Page 145 - it is stated that in one room less than twelve by fourteen feet. whose duplicate can be found at many points, a family of seven worked. Three of these, all girls, were under ten years of age. Tobacco lay in piles on the floor and under the long table at one end where
Page 101 - of comfort, until God curtains their staring eyes with the merciful film of death. We made our way slowly down the stairs, pausing for a minute as the doctor pointed out the sink at the end of each
Page 432 - There's a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft To keep watch for the life of poor Jack
Page 133 - I had accumulated some property on the farm in the shape of a horse, a yoke of oxen, etc., amounting in all to some $300. These I turned Into cash, and left for a preparatory school. This course that I had entered upon dId not meet with Mr.

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