Section: Business Matters
 

Directory: New York City History

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Sub Section: Banking Section:
Article Name: Savings Banks
Article Name: Banks
Article Name: Introduction of National Banks
Article Name: The Safety-Fund Act of 1829
Article Name: National Events Affecting State Banking
Article Name: Free Banking Systems
Article Name: The Federal Reserve System
Article Name: Bank of New York Founded-1784
Article Name: Early Banks Of New York City
Article Name: 1930 List of New York City's Bankers
Article Name: List of Banks in the City of New York 1876 A-F                                   Posted 6/23/08
Article Name: List of Banks in the City of New York 1876 G-W                                 Posted 6/23/08
Article Name: Economic Conditions in 1789                                        Posted 3/23/09
Article Name: First United States Bank                                               Posted 3/23/09
Article Name: End of the United States Bank                                      Posted 3/23/09
Article Name: Establishment of the Second United States Bank         Posted 3/23/09
Web Link: Origin of Some New York Banks
Web Link: New York Bank History-By Name of Banks
Web Link: Bank Of The Manhattan Company, 40 Wall Street (charter 1799) Pages: 7-23
Web Link: New York City Free Loan Services 1917        all web links working a/o 6/24/2011

Sub Section: Businesses
Article Name: List of New York City's Architects-1930 A-G
Article Name: List of New York City's Architects-1930 H-O
Article Name: List of New York City's Architects-1930 P-Z
Article Name: The 150th Anniversary of The Chamber of Commerce 1768-1918
Article Name: The Merchants Association of New York
Article Name: List of Bankers in New York City 1876                       Posted 6/23/08
Article Name: 1930 List of New York City's Bankers
Article Name: 1930 List of New York City's Accountants
Article Name: List of New York City's Booksellers-1930
Article Name: Business List of Automobile Supplies and Tires-1930
Article Name: Business List of Clothing Manufacturers-1930
Article Name: New York City's Retail Dry Goods Stores
Article Name: Street Venders
Article Name: Musicians of the Street-1868
Article Name: List of New York City's Auctioneers-1930
Article Name: List of New York City's Art Galleries-1930
Article Name: List of NYC's Licensed Second-Hand Dealers 1865                Posted 9/25/06
Article Name: List of NYC'S Licensed Keepers of Junk-Shops 1865 
Article Name: List of NYC's Licensed Pawnbrokers 1865 
Article Name: Papers Relating to the Trade & Manufactures of the Province of New York 1705-1757.
Article Name: Business In New York 1868
Article Name: A Shock To Wall Street 1885 Part I
Article Name: A Shock To Wall Street 1885 Part II
Article Name: Manhattan Brokers 1837                            Posted 9/20/09
Web Link: History of the International Toy Center in New York City on Broadway
Web Link: Old Grocery Houses of New York City
Web Link: Brooklyn Blue Book of Advertisers-1955
Web Link: New York City's List of Newspapers, Periodicals-1930
Web Link: A.T. Stewart, Country's First Department Store
Web Link: History of Famous Department Stores
Web Link: The Ladies' Mile District in Manhattan
Web Link: Early Days of the Department Stores
Web Link: Gertrude Ford Tea Company-1907
Web Link: Bergdorf Goodman Department Store
Web Link: The B. Altman Department Store
Web Link: Bloomingdale's
Web Link: New York: List of Breweries/Brewpubs
Web Link: American Marble Companies 1905-1942
Web Link: A Brief History of the Conn Company 1874-present
Web Link: Central New York Business Directory 1904-1905 (counties of Onondaga, Cayuga, Cortland, Tompkins, Madison, Oneida, Herkimer, Otsego, Tioga, Broome, Chenango, Jefferseon, Oswego & Lewis)
Web Link: One Century In Business 1816-1916
Web Link: American Business Corporations Before 1786
Web Link: History of F & M Schaefer                         All links working properly a/o 6/24/2011

Sub Section: Businessmen Of New York City
Article Name: Jacob Little, The Great Bear of Wall Street              Posted 12/23/07
Article Name: Wealthy New York City Businessmen Tid-Bits
Article Name: Success Of Great Men                                             Posted 3/16/08
Web Link: John Jacob Astor
Web Link: Moses Taylor
Web Link: Peter Cooper
Web Link: Alexander Turney Stewart
Web Link: Jay Gould
Web Link: Peter Stuyvesant
Web Link: Anson Greene Phelps
Web Link: Killiaen Van Rensselaer
Web Link: Leonard Lispenard
Web Link: James Watson Gerard
Web Link: Andrew Carnegie
Web Link: J. Pierpont Morgan- Banker                 All links working properly a/o 6/24/2011

Sub Section: Financial Interests
Article Name: Stock Exchange Information Prior to 1901-Part I
Article Name: Stock Exchange Information Prior to 1901-Part II
Article Name: Stock Exchange Information Prior to 1901-Part III
Article Name: The Stock Exchange and the Curb Exchange
Article Name: How Stocks are Sold
Article Name: Speculation in Stocks
Article Name: Stock Swindles
Article Name: Clearing House
Article Name: Trusts: Part I-The Formation of Trusts
Article Name: Trusts: Part II-Character of the Trusts
Article Name: Trusts: Part III-Forms of Organizations and Management
Article Name: Trusts: Part IV- Prices
Article Name: Trusts: Part V-Wages, Social Effects and Legal Position
Article Name: Trusts: Part VI -Legal Position and Conclusion
Article Name: Trust Companies
Article Name: Profit Sharing
Article Name: Speculation
Article Name: Suspension and Resumption of Specie Payments
Article Name: International Money Conferences
Article Name: The History of Money in the United States Part I
Article Name: The History of Money in the United States Part II
Article Name: The History of Money in the United States Part III
Article Name: 1930 List of Stocks and Bonds Businesses
Article Name: Bankers and Wall Street Operators
Article Name: The History of Bankruptcy
Article Name: The New Bankruptcy Law of 1898
Article Name: First Money In Use In New Netherlands 1853                        Posted 10/1/06
Article Name: Causes of Business Failure 1872                                          Posted 3/2/08
Web Link: To Whom I am Indebted: Family History in Bankruptcy Files
Web Link: History of U.S. Federal Income Taxes

Sub Section: Panics, Economic Crisis and Industrial Depressions


Special Section New York City's Panics (Separate Section) 1819-1929
 

  Photo Credit: "Group of unemployed workers holding up newspaper." 1914 Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA  LC-USZ62-33529
   
Special Mention: An Essay   "Brother Can You Spare A Dime" written by Miriam Medina reflecting on the years leading to and including the Great Depression.  8/20/08


Special Mention: " "Oye Hermano, Tienes Una Moneda Que Darme?" is a translation by Miriam Medina of the article "Hey Brother Can You Spare A Dime"


Article Name: "Financial Panics" vs. "Industrial Depressions" Pre: 1911                     Posted 5/4/08
Article Name: Minor Alleged Causes of Industrial Depressions Pre 1911                    Posted 5/4/08
Article Name: The Real Cause Of the Booms and Depressions Pre: 1911                    Posted 5/4/08
Article Name: Industrial Depressions From 1833 to 1887 Part I                                    Posted 5/4/08
Article Name: Industrial Depressions From 1833 to 1887 Part II                                   Posted 5/10/08
Article Name: Industrial Depressions From 1833 to 1887 Part III                                  Posted 5/15/08
Article Name: Industrial Depressions From 1833 to 1887 Part IV                                 Posted 5/15/08
Article Name: Industrial Depressions From 1833 to 1887 Part V (Final Part)               Posted 5/17/08
Article Name: Panic of 1837 and Suspension of Specie Payment                               Posted 5/10/08
Article Name: Tariff of 1857; Panic                                                                              Posted 5/17/08
Article Name: Our Financial Troubles:The Government and the Panic in America 1873              Posted 4/11/09
Web Link: Bull and Bear Financial Report
Web Link: Photograph of unemployed at a soup kitchen during The Great Depression.
Web Link: Men Standing In A Breadline
Web Link: A Photo Essay on the Great Depression
Web Link: Timeline of the Great Depression 1929              All links working properly a/o June 24, 2011

 
 
 
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