Jacob Riis Does Tom Blog » Teacher Instructing Schoolboys in Small Classroom

ca. 1886, Lower East Side, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — New York, NY: View of a Lower East Side schoolroom. A teacher demonstrates on the blackboard, as students watch attentively from crowded pews. Note the open gas jets near the ceiling. Photograph circa 1886. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS


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