Five Points in 1859
This print showing a view of one of New York City's more notorious poor neighborhoods offers a variety of picturesque and sensational incidents, including an assault in broad daylight. It also indicates that African Americans worked and resided in a district usually identified as composed largely of Irish immigrants.
The Five Points in 1859
Creator | Unknown
Item Type | Poster/Print
Cite This document | Unknown, “Five Points in 1859,” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed February 25, 2021, https://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1681.