- Lower Working Class Life of New York City
1830 NEW YORK, New York Immigration, Health, Labor, New York
During the 19th century New York City was a populous municipality, with over 220,000 inhabitants by the 1830s. It was diverse, consisting of both prosperous and impoverished areas. Many buildings were beautifully created with an artistic impression, while others were insignificant and deplorable. Prince Maximilian of Wied’s chronicled his travels in New York during this time and described the contrast...