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Gilded Age, 1870-1929

“The Causes of the 1929 Stock Market Crash: A Speculative Orgy Or a New Era?” by Harold Bierman. (1929)
A contemporary account of what was thought to have causes the Crash. A very interesting account, indeed!
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General Resources on the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
This is a collection of links assembled by the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (H-SHGAPE).
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Historic Oakdale
This digital collection from the Dowling College Library provides images of vintage postcards and photograhs documenting the history of Oakdale, Long Island from the late 1800s to the mid-20th century.
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Looking back at the Crash of ’29
A collection of newspaper accounts from the NY Times archives. Supplied by the NYT Library, this is a one-stop collection of how the Crash was report in the press.
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Riis, Jacob - How the Other Half Lived
The hypertext of Riis’ work.
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The Crash of 1929
This is a link to the PSB American Experience special on the Crash of 1929. This site includes: footage, photos, first hands accounts, recommended links and books.
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The Life of a City: Early Films of New York, 1898-1906
A collection of film, sounds, and photographs from turn of the century New York City. There is also an excellent brief essay entitled, "America at the Turn-of-The Century" on this page.
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The Wall Street Crash
This is a link to the BBC take on the Crash of 1929. This site was designed for use in schools and gives an interesting non-American take on events. Site includes: footage, photos, first hands accounts, recommended links and books.
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Touring the Turn of the Century: Images from 1880-1920
The Library of Congress’ collect ion of a variety of images from the Gilded Age. Images may be searched by "Subject," "Keyword," or "Geographic Location."
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