Boys Play Among Litter on a New York City Street
Around 1900, an anonymous photographer captured this image of children playing in a New York City street, near open sewers and a dead horse. Such scenes prompted reformers to campaign for better sanitation in U.S. cities.
The close of a career in New York
Creator | Detroit Publishing Company
Item Type | Photograph
Cite This document | Detroit Publishing Company, “Boys Play Among Litter on a New York City Street,” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed June 20, 2021, https://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1058.