New York City — A classroom full of children in the condemned Essex Market School. A teacher demonstrates on the blackboard, as students watch attentively from crowded pews. Note the open gas jets near the ceiling used for lighting.
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Circa Three girls jump rope on the rooftop playground of the Hebrew Institute, East Broadway and Jefferson Streets, Manhattan, New York City. (Photo by Jacob A. Riis/Museum of the City of New York/Getty Images)