September 16, 2007

History may not repeat, but it rhymes

Filed under: Mortgages,Photos — labordaytheses @ 12:27 am


September 15, 2007

Bank Runs then-and-now (Photos)

Filed under: Photos,Politics — labordaytheses @ 10:10 pm

Note to readers: I thought I had a copy of a photo of a line outside a Countrywide branch that accompanies a story in the print edition of the LA Times a few weeks ago, but I am unable to find it. If anyone can point me to a copy, I would really appreciate it. Thanks!


Customers outside a Northern Rock branch in Kingston Upon Thames

2007: Depositors at failing Northern Rock branch in Kingston Upon Thames (via the Telegraph)

1914: Depositors at failed bank L.W. Schwenk, 7th St. & Ave. A, New York City. (via Wikipedia)

Poster for the “War of Wealth” by Charles Turner Dazey, a play that opened February 10, 1896. (via Wikimedia)

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