5.  The Lantern Slide Projection

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In the back of the exhibit is a projection of one of Riis’ traveling lectures (along with a lantern slide projector from the time period), entitled “How the Other Half Lives and Dies in New York.” The voiceover is derived directly from a script found in one of Riis’ notebooks and narrated by Terry Borton of the American Magic- Lantern Theater. The music that plays in the slideshow, the hymn “Because He Loved Me So” is mentioned in the notebook and the images were matched up by Yochelson from Riis’ notes.