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ENG 220 - "Ragtime": Books

A guide to assist the English 220 class to further investigate the people and times of EL Doctorow's "Ragtime."

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1. When first searching use a broad KEYWORD. Make sure to use the most recent scholarship by sorting the results by date.

2. Once you've found an item that looks promising, take a look at the subject headings assigned to it (they are blue and underlined). When you click on the link, it will take you to a list of every book in the Library with that same subject heading. This is a good way to narrow your search results.

"Lodgers in a Crowded Bayars Street Tenement" by Jacob Riis

Lodgers by Jacob Riis

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"Rear Tenement" by Jacob Riis (1890)

Rear Tenement by Jacob Riis

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