In pictures: 1929 Wall Street Crash
Selling out

If the late 1920s was the age of the stockbroker, the early 1930s was a time for apple-sellers - traditionally, a job resorted to by those down on their luck.

The link between the crash and the Depression is not clear-cut; the economic cycle was arguably moving to recession with or without a crash. But 1929 eliminated the optimism of the 1920s.

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