“Bohemian Cigarmakers”

Jacob A. Riis. From How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York, 1890.

Image of Bohemian Cigarmakers

Jacob Riis’s photograph of Bohemian (or Czech) cigar makers shows the dire conditions under which entire families of immigrants lived and worked in late-nineteenth-century cities.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Bohemian Cigarmakers
Short Title Bohemian Cigarmakers, 1890
Book Title How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York
Place of Publication New York
Publisher Charles Scribner's Sons
Creator Jacob A. Riis
Publication Date 1890
Pages p. 143
Call Number I 30851 .74
Location General Collections 2nd floor