LONG AGO ON LONG ISLAND
Carl Ballenas has done it again. Through
his research, he has uncovered a wonderful series that was written and
beautifully illustrated by J. Ernest Brierly which ran in the Long Island
Press Newspaper from the late 1950's up until the mid 1960's.
a Member of the Richmond Hill Historical Society
of Jacob Riis' Study
This illustration depicts the Study where
Jacob Riis did most of his writing, such as "How the Other Half Lives",
which was located in the back-yard of his home that once stood at 84-47
120th Street, Richmond Hill, NY.
About Jacob Riis
Writer, Photographer, who impacted social change in New York City.
Home of Jacob Riis
Rare photo of Jacob Riis home in Richmond Hill
List of Notables who hailed in someway from Richmond Hill, NY.
of Victorian Homes in Richmond Hill Today by
Photo Prints Check out these prints from Rare Glass Negatives of
first house built at turn-of-the-century on 108th Street near 86th Avenue.