Ralph Blumenthal on "Crash! The Stock Market Collapse of 1929 and the Rise of Fake Money (Scrip)"

Ralph Blumenthal on \

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 | 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Event Location: 
48 Wall Street, 5th Floor* 
New York City

Ninety years to the day after Black Tuesday ushered in the Great Depression, former New York Times reporter Ralph Blumenthal, a Distinguished Lecturer at Baruch College of the City University of New York, talks about how cash-starved municipalities issued their own bills and coins, with examples from the Baruch Archives historic collections.

Talk followed by Q&A. Admission $5; MoAF members, students and press FREE. 

*Please note: The Museum gallery remains closed. MoAF staff members will be on hand at the entrance to 48 Wall Street to direct attendees to the 5th floor event space.