Len Augsburger reports the discovery of a 1935
Universal newsreel covering the Baltimore gold hoard, located at the
National Archives in College Park, MD. Depicted in the newsreel are the
gold coins, the decaying container, and the two boys who located the hoard
digging in a tenement cellar. The video will be included in Len's
Numismatic Theatre presentation at the American Numismatic Association
convention next month. Len's new book on the hoard, Treasure in the
Cellar: A Tale of Gold in Depression-Era Baltimore is scheduled to go
on sale at the convention.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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