Lectures

Trading Horses...and Lies

When: Thu., Sept. 21, 6-8:30 p.m. 2017

Horse trading has a long and unsavory history in America. Buying and selling the basic means of transportation was not a straight-forward economic transaction. It was, rather, a testosterone-fueled contest to see which participant would emerge from the deal a victor who could brag about his bargaining prowess. The horse was important, but the process of obtaining the horse was an integral part of ownership. This talk will explore the ways in which American men (and they were always men) conducted themselves in the marketplace of horses. Because each horse had its own particular combination of strengths and weaknesses, a

Price: Museum Membes-$10 Non-Membes-$15

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