Description

Article from The Irish Press, 1st October 1936, 'Dublin's Slum Evil' Series p.9

This was the first article in the series. The Irish Press sets out its 'mission statement. Headed 'Problem Can Be Solved. Irish Press calls for co-operation.' Continues: ' The Irish Press believes that the problem can be solved'. Concludes: 'We solicit the assistance and co-operation of every person of public spirit and humanitarian sympathies in the community in the task of mobilising public opinion for the eradication of this evil. WILL YOU HELP?' The article was accompanied by photo "In a Dublin Tenement" - showing a family of eight living in one-room tenement. Headlines on article - 'Dublin's Slum Evil' - '27,000 Living In Rooms: position worse than ever before' - 'Infantile Death Rate In Area 119 Per 1,000!'

Item Type

Still Image

Original Format

Newspaper article

Publisher

Irish Press

Creator

Irish Press

Collection

About this item

Subject

Housing conditions, Relative deprivation

Provenance

10.01.1936

Date Added

02.07.2009

Citation

Irish Press, "'Dublin's Slum Evil'." Lifescapes: Mapping Dublin Lives, Item #36 (accessed September 22 2017, 10:42 am)