“Frustrations of a Missionary” / Memorable Fancies #2136

[An excerpt from Social Abominations, or, The Follies of Modern Society (1895):]

“The lodging-houses of New York constitute an evil of large and growing proportions. This fact is palpable to any one who has to deal with the criminal classes here, or who is familiar with the methods of life in the least respectable parts of the city through missionary work or in any other way.”

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