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Unknown [The stock exchange on Broad Street]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06353 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 1885 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 49.5 x 43.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Handwritten along bottom of photograph "The Stock Exchange Broad St. N.Y. 1885." Large format photograph with modern mounting depicting the old stock exchange at the corner of Broad and Wall streets, showing the Drexel, Morgan & Co. building on far left.

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Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: FinanceBankingArchitecture

Sub Era: The Gilded Age

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