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One woman watches as another examines with a magnifying glass an ornate, decorative image on a printed page

Learning “How the Other Half Lives” with Jacob Riis at the Library of Congress

Posted by: Cheryl Lederle

Many of us know Jacob Riis for his compelling photographs, but the exhibition Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives underscores that Riis was also a powerful communicator who "devoted his life to writing articles and books, delivering lectures nationwide, and doggedly advocating for social change"