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homeless in America
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|LC Classifications||HV4505 .S34 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||88 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||88|
|LC Control Number||88190207|
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Homelessness emerged as a national issue in the s. There are no national figures documenting homeless people demography at this time. Jacob Riis wrote about, documented, and photographed the poor and destitute, although not specifically homeless people, in New York City tenements in the late 19th century.
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