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    • "Back to Normalcy."

    • 1929 October 26
    • This article argues that the stock market crash was inevitable because "the country had gone speculation mad"; while the country will suffer "painful consequences," the author predicts that "the shock will not be so severe as it has been on former...
    • Q17412
    • "Bell Rings and Roar of Stock Market Subsides."

    • 1929 October 25
    • This article describes reaction to "Black Thursday," October 24, 1929; according to the author, the atmosphere of the stock exchange was mostly calm and businesslike while the public on the street was in a frenzy: "Looking down from the meager...
    • Q14567 - Q14568, Q17405
    • "Conditions Good, Says President."

    • 1929 October 26
    • This article reports that the nation's financial condition is sound despite the stock market crash on October 24 ("Black Thursday"): "The fundamental business of the country is on a sound and profitable basis, President Hoover asserted Friday, in a...
    • Q17408
    • "Crash May Liven Business."

    • 1929 October 30
    • "Many Branches Of Trade To Be Benefited, View Of Fiscal Officials." This article suggests that the recent stock market crash will benefit many businesses because of resulting "easy money rates, accompanied by a rejuvenated bond market and a...
    • Q17413, Q17416
    • "Many Issues Fall to Low Levels on Wave of Selling."

    • 1929 October 28
    • This article, written the day before "Black Tuesday," reports that "prices broke wide open" in the stock market during the day: "Many of the leaders sold close to the low levels established in last Thursday's dramatic collapse in prices, and some...
    • Q17428
    • "Present Position of Alabama."

    • 1849 April 6
    • Letter from Daniel Pratt in Prattville, Alabama, in which he discusses the need for stable banks and financial incentives to draw manufacturers and capitalists to the state. He points out that much of Alabama's potential business is lost to other...
    • Q14491 - Q14492
    • "Prices Collapse As Stock Mart Goes 'Haywire.'"

    • 1929 October 29
    • This article reports that stock prices have continued to fall after the crash on October 24 ("Black Thursday"). Though financial leaders who met to discuss the matter seem to take "a more hopeful view of the situation," the floor of the stock...
    • Q17479, Q17482
    • "Rush of Selling Brings History's Wildest Market."

    • 1929 October 25
    • This article gives a lively account of the stock market collapse on October 24 ("Black Thursday"): "The remarkable era of avid public speculation in stocks which has swept over the country during the past five years came to a climax today in the...
    • Q17474, Q17478
    • "Stock Collapse Hits Cotton, Grain."

    • 1929 October 24
    • "Staple Off $2.50 a Bale and Wheat Declines 12 Cents." This article reports stock market conditions on "Black Thursday," when "Stocks were again dumped on the market in terrific volume...and wall Street trading facilities were completely swamped."...
    • Q17423, Q17426
    • "Stock Market Suffers Swiftest Decline Experienced in Years."

    • 1929 October 24
    • This article describes the stock market decline on October 23: "The stock market suffered the swiftest and most hair raising drop in recent financial history today, a sweeping decline far more drastic than anything yet experienced in this modern...
    • Q17453
    • "Stocks Dip to Lows After Rally from Panicky Sales."

    • 1929 October 29
    • This article reports than an Iowan senator has predicted nationwide panic and bankruptcy because of the ongoing declines on Wall Street. The article also describes stock market conditions after "Black Tuesday," mentioning efforts by financial...
    • Q17434 - Q17435
    • "Stocks Rise on Buying Wave."

    • 1929 October 31
    • "Stocks Go Up as Mart Is Steadied." This article reports "turbulent buying operations" in the stock market after the "frenzied selling of the past week." This activity was driven by people taking advantage of low stock prices after the recent crash.
    • Q17419 - Q17420
    • "The Agree That Business is Sound."

    • 1929 October 29
    • This article reports that the country's financial leaders do not believe that the stock market crash will have long-lasting negative effects on business: "All business and industrial leaders and all persons in official positions whose opinion is...
    • Q17457
    • "Wall Street Is Under Guard of Reserve Police."

    • 1929 October 25
    • This article reports that the police commissioner of New York has ordered over five hundred extra patrolmen and detectives to Wall Street to protect the area from possible chaos during the stock market decline. The commissioner has also warned...
    • Q17427
    • Letter from James M. Lindsey in Claiborne, Alabama, to James Dellet.

    • 1840 December 28
    • In the letter Lindsey describes local events to Dellet, who is away from his home in Claiborne. He mentions a recent election; poor economic conditions and the glutted cotton market; the capture of slaves who had run away; and a feud between two...
    • Q11073 - Q11076
    • Letter from John Fraser in Montgomery, Alabama, to Horace Ware.

    • 1860 June 7
    • In the letter Fraser comments on the quality of the iron produced by Ware at the Shelby Iron Works: "I hope you will be able to furnish all the iron that is consumed in this market, for in my opinion there is no better to be found in this or any...
    • Q14852
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore near Yorktown, Virginia, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1862 April 22
    • During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses the possibility of their oldest son, Alfred, joining the army. Moore suggests that he enlist in a company in Alabama, but he is...
    • Q22490 - Q22493
    • Numbers 741 through 760.

    • 1946 October 31 - 1947 October 5
    • The following articles are included: 741) "Cigarette Pictures"; 742) "Polly and Peggy Bailey"; 743) "Taxes"; 744) "Cigar Bands"; 745) "The Republican Editors"; 746) "Christmas Celebrations"; 747) "The Days of Augusta, Alabama"; 748) "Kendall...
    • Q57973 - Q58000, Q58501 - Q58528

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