Tag Archives: Money

1895: Wage Map

Samuel Sewell Greeley: Wage Map No. 1-4, Polk St. to Twelfth, Chicago (1895) (source) In 2019 dollars: $5.00 and less = $7,852 per year and less $5.00 to $10.00 = $7,852 to $15,704 per year $10.00 to $15.00 = $15,704 … Continue reading

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1960: Hidden Assets

Otis Kaye: Hidden Assets; the painting is undated, but I think the date on that $10 bill is 1960.

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1967: I Show You This Nickel

Money an introductory lecture This morning we shall spend a few minutes Upon the study of symbolism, which is basic To the nature of money. I show you this nickel. Icons and cryptograms are written all over The nickel: one … Continue reading

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2010: Can’t Buy Me Love

“This research provides the first evidence that money interferes with  people’s  ability  to  savor  positive  emotions  and  experiences.  In  a  large  sample  of  working  adults,  we  found  that  wealthier individuals reported lower savoring ability. Indeed, the negative impact of money … Continue reading

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