Table of contents for "Our crowd"; the great Jewish families of New York.


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    PREFACE                                               iX

PART I A PARTICULAR PRINCIPALITY
 1  "People We Visit"                                      3

PART II  OUT OF THE WILDERNESS       (1837-1865)
 2  "Mount Seligman"                                      17
 3  "Mount Beautiful"                                     24
 4  On the Road                                           33
 5  Mrs. Rankin's Galoshes                                36
 6  On to the City                                        41
 7  Matters of Status                                     46
 8  Matters of Style                                      56
 9  To the Gold Fields                                    63
10  "This Unholy Rebellion"                               71

PART III  INTO THE MAINSTREAM       (1866-1899)
11 Peddlers in Top Hats                                   83
12  The "Our Dear Babette" Syndrome                       90
13  "Getting Our Feet Wet"                                95
14  "The D-d Railroads!"                                 106
15  "My Bank"                                            116
16  The Assimilationists                                 125
17  "The Haughty and Purse-Proud Rothschilds"            135
18  The Seligman-Hilton Affair                           141





PART IV THE AGE OF SCHIFF
 19  "A Complex Oriental Nature"                           153
 20  "Your Loving Kuhn, Loeb & Company"                    158
 21  The Emerging Giants                                   167
 22  Mr. Schiff vs. Mr. Loeb                               174
 23  Portrait of a Father                                  178
 24  The Mittelweg Warburgs                                188
 25  Marriage, Schiff Style                                I95
 26  "The Battle of the Giants"                            200
 27  "Der Reiche Lewisohn"                                 212
 28  The Poor Man's Metal                                  220
 29  Further Adventures Underground                        224
 30  Twilight of a Banker                                  230
 31  The Ladies                                            243
 32  Sons, Daughters, Rebels                               252
 33  Elberon, and Points North and South                   257
 34  The Guggenheim-Lewisohn Battle                        267
 35  Monsieur Journet's Nightgown                          276
 36  The Great Battle of 1109 Fifth Avenue                 282
 37  "Witty and Interesting Personalities"                 289
 38  The Equitable Life Affair                             298
 39  "1 Enclose My Check for $2,000,000 . . ."303
 40  The "Sinister Transmutation"                          313
 41 Calamities and Solutions                               324
 42  The Rise of a House of Issue                          329
 43 "Pflicht und Arbeit"                                   339

PART V   NEW YORK 21, N.Y.
44   The End of a Line                                     349
45   The Fall, and After                                   353
46   The End of a Dream                                    362
47   Where Are They Now?                                   370
48  "Familiengefiihl" . . .and No Bare Feet at Dinner      382

    INDEX                                                  389
    ILLUSTRATIONS FOLLOW PAGE 244





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Jews New York (State) New York Social life and customs, Jewish bankers New York (State) New York, Upper class New York (State) New York, New York (N, Y, Ethnic relations