1 Cities of Poverty and Wealth

1 Cities of Poverty and Wealth - Thomas More Utopia(1516...

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Cities of Poverty and Wealth / Work and Leisure Shock Cities Homestead Steel Works, PA Luna Park (Coney Island)
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Carnegie Mansion, 5 th Ave (1903) Photo 1949 Jacob Riis, “Bandit’s Roost” (1888) Mulberry Bend, Manhattan
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What perspective should we take? Statistical Largest Cities in U.S. 1900
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Bird’s Eye: General Electric, Schenectady (NY), 1907 (top) Ohio Works, Youngstown, 1905
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“See that cloud?” some one said; “that’s Chicago.” Rose looked – far to the south-east a gigantic smoke-cloud soared above the low horizon line, in shape like an eagle, whose hovering wings extended from south to east, trailing mysterious shadows upon the earth. The sun lighted its mighty crest with crimson light, and its gloom and glow became each moment more sharply contrasted. - Hamlin Garland, Rose of Dutcher's Coolly (1895)
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Biographical Jacob Riis, How the Other Half Lives (1890) "The Bohemian Cigar makers at Home“ “Sewing and Starving in an Elizabeth Street Attic”
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Unformatted text preview: Thomas More Utopia (1516) Edward Bellamy Looking Backward: 2000-1887 (1888) Do you not know that close to your doors a great multitude of men and women, flesh of your flesh, live lives that are one agony from birth to death? Listen! Their dwellings are so near that if you hush your laughter you will hear their grievous voices, the piteous crying of the little ones that suckle poverty, the hoarse curses of men sodden in misery, turned halfway back to brutes, the chaffering of an army of women selling themselves for bread. - Julian West, having returned to Boston, 1887 from Boston, 2000 Finding Utopia across space (America in the 1500s) vs. time (Boston in the late nineteenth century) 1906 1947 The Labor Question becomes a (largely) Urban Question Lawrence, MA, textile strike (1912) ILGWU (1909-10) Steeplechase Park, 1897 Luna Park, 1903...
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