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What was Jacob Riis famous for?

I believe he was famous for writing an expose type report called "How The Other Half Lives", was on the terrible poverty stricken tenements of immigrants who lived in the Lowe (MORE)

Did Jacob Riis have a wife?

  Yes he did. He married his childhood sweetheart in 1876, and they raised a family. But, she died in 1905. However, 2 years later he remarried to his young secretary.

What were Jacob Riis Ida Tarbell and Margaret Sanger best known for?

Jacob Riis was a photographer that showed the problems of the poor.  Ida Tarbell showed the evil of Standard Oil. Margaret Sanger helped  poor women that needed birth contro (MORE)