This revealing biography of a pioneering photojournalist and social reformer Jacob Riis shows how he brought to light on... MoreJacob Riis's Camera: Bringing Light to Tenement Children
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Homan Walsh loves to fly his kite. And when a contest is announced to see whose kite string can span Niagara Falls, Homa... MoreThe Kite that Bridged Two Nations: Homan Walsh and the First Niagara Suspension Bridge
Melvil Dewey's love of organization and words drove him to develop and implement his Dewey Decimal system, leaving a s... MoreThe Efficient, Inventive (Often Annoying) Melvil Dewey
Although the setting for Jacob Riis’s Camera: Bringing Light to Tenement Children is mid-1800 to the early 1900s, the reader is struck by thema...