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0014973
FIRST BANK OF U.S., 1799.
The First Bank of the United States, in Third Street, Philadelphia. Line engraving, 1799, by William Birch & Son.
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0092172
PHILADELPHIA: BANK, 1827.
Girard's Bank in Philadelphia, the former First Bank of the United States, bought by Stephen Girard in 1811. Etching, German, 1827.
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0076204
GEORGE WASHINGTON: CHECK.
A 1797 check filled out and signed by George Washington.
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0268192
BANK OF NORTH AMERICA, 1959.
Chartered by the Second Continental Congress in 1781, the Bank of North America, located on 305-307 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was the first national bank. Photograph, 1959.
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0120590
BANK CHECK, 1782.
Check on the Bank of North America, 22 June 1782; one of the first known checks.
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0103460
EDO: BANK, c1873.
Commercial bank, the first in Japan, owned by the Mitsui family in the center of Edo. Woodblock print, c1873, by Ando Hiroshige.
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0082619
OKLAHOMA LAND RUSH, 1889.
Establishing the first bank at Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory, on the first day of the Oklahoma land rush, 22 April 1889. Drawing from a contemporary American newspaper.
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0216263
GALVESTON: BANK, c1910.
The First National Bank Building at the corner of 22nd Street and The Strand in Galveston, Texas. Photograph, c1910.
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0051314
REPUBLICAN ELEPHANT, 1874.
'The Third-Term Panic.' An 1874 cartoon by Thomas Nast denying that President Ulysses S. Grant was seeking a third term, featuring the first appearance of the elephant as the symbol of the Republican Party.
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0088611
CIVIL WAR: BULL RUN, 1861.
The retreat of Union soldiers turning into a stampede at the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia, 21 July 1861. Wood engraving from a contemporary English newspaper.
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0125642
FIRST BANK OF U.S., 1798.
The First Bank of the United States in Third Street, Philadelphia. Line engraving by William Birch & Son, 1798.
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0008843
REPUBLICAN ELEPHANT, 1874.
'The Third-Term Panic.' An 1874 cartoon by Thomas Nast denying that President Ulysses S. Grant was seeking a third term, featuring the first appearance of the elephant as the symbol of the Republican Party.
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0268397
CHICAGO: FIRE, 1871.
Ruins of the First National Bank after the Great Fire in Chicago, 8-10 October 1871. Contemporary English engraving.
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0061839
FIRST BANK OF U.S., 1799.
The First Bank of the United States, in Third Street, Philadelphia: colored line engraving, 1799, by William Birch & Son.
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0612644
JAPAN.
Spring. Full credit: Pictures from History / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0601468
NETHERLANDS.
Flag of the Dutch East India Company (1602-1796).
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