J.P. Morgan Striking Photographer with a Cane c. 1910
May, 1910
John Pierpont Morgan (1837 - 1913) was one of the most powerful and successful financier and bankers in the history of the United States. During the Anthracite Strike, President Roosevelt's Secretary of War, Elihu Root met with Morgan who represented the coal mine and railroad operators. Root and Morgan met on Morgan's yacht and worked out an arbitration deal. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-20579.