Found 2 collections related to Poverty -- New York (State) -- New York

Stokes, I. N. Phelps (Isaac Newton Phelps), 1867-1944
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2158
1.54 linear feet (12 volumes)
Extracts from printed sources relating to the social history of New York City, from the first settlements to ca. 1905. Relates to sanitation, water supply, epidemics, wages and trade, rent and food costs, population statistics, etc. Typewritten;... more
Committee of Fifteen (New York, N.Y. : 1900)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 608
17.5 linear feet (49 boxes)
The Committee of Fifteen was a non-partisan citizens' committee established in 1900 to investigate the cause and extent of the increase in prostitution and gambling in New York City and to promote legislation necessary to correct the problem. The... more
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