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Broker at the Curb Exchange, which became the American Stock Exchange, during the Crash of 1929.
Brokers gathered around a stock ticker at the New York Stock Exchange, circa late 19th century.
A clerk perches on a ledge to signal a trader below at the Curb Exchange, precursor to the American Stock Exchange.
Business conducted on the streets by the Curb Exchange before they moved indoors.
Cover of the March 29, 1882 edition of the satirical Puck magazine villainizing Robert Barron Jay Gould.
Map of 1695 New York, published in 1851, clearly depicting the Wall Street “wall.”
Satirical cartoon published in Puck magazine from the Robber Baron era entitled “Cut-throat business on Wall Street – How the Inexperienced Lose Their Heads.”