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The Story of Bankers Trust Company During the Great Depression

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Telegram calling Albert M. Greenfield to a board meeting on the closing of Bankers Trust Company, December 22, 1930. Albert M. Greenfield papers (#1959). Digital Library.

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Using Primary Sources in the Classroom

Bank Failures and the Great Depression

Lesson Plan

The Human Impact of Bank Failures: The Demise of Bankers Trust Company of Philadelphia in the Great Depression