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Poster of 'The War of Wealth' from 1895

Americans ran to withdraw their money from the failing banks in this poster called "The War of Wealth"

CREDIT: “The war of wealth,” 1895. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZC4-591.

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