Depression Exhibits Open at NPG and NCFA

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The exhibitions "The Great Crash" opens at the National Portrait Gallery and "After the Crash" opens at the National Collection of Fine Arts, now the National Museum of American Art, both commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the stock market collapse and the onset of the Great Depression.


  • After the Crash (Exhibition)
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • Great Crash (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1980, p. 348

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  • October 24, 1979
  • 1929


  • Depressions
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions


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