Who the heck is Jacob Riis?

Jacob August Riis was a Danish-American social reformer, "muckraking" journalist and social documentary photographer.

Quotes by Jacob Riis

“Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.”

Jacob Riis