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The Shoeshine Boy & the Hairdresser

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Summer 1929 – New York In the ‘Roaring Twenties’ – a period of powerful economic growth and profound cultural change from 1920 to 1929 – the national wealth in the US doubled. The Dow Jones rocketed, thereby creating many new millionaires and stock trading became America’s favorite pastime as investors could make a quick killing. Many invested their life savings …

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