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File:Black Friday 1869.jpg


English: Photograph of the black board in the New York Gold Room, September 24, 1869, showing the collapse of the price of gold. Handwritten caption by James A. Garfield indicates it was used as evidence before the Committee of Banking & Currency during hearings in 1870. Caption and LOC note: "This is a Photograph of the Bulletin Board in the Gold Room at N.Y. Sept. 24, 1870 [i.e. 1869] the Black Friday of the Gold Panic - It was produced in Evidence before the Committee of Banking & Currency - J. A. Garfield Chair[...]of the Com[...]" (Black Friday was September 24, 1869. The hearings were in 1870. Damage to the lower right corner has removed a portion of the photo caption).
Date 1869
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Author James A. Garfield (handwritten note)
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