Monthly Archives: June 2009

Tamara Is Pride

Guided By History continues its series of reflections as Pride month continues. Today, we welcome Tamara Peterson. Tamara is Senior Counsel for Wells Fargo and works in the Minneapolis offices of the Law Department. She joined the Wells Fargo team… Continue reading

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Casey Is Pride

Guided By History continues its series of reflections as Pride month continues. Today, we welcome Casey Gill. Casey is Curator at our Wells Fargo History Museum in San Diego. Last fall, as you remember, Casey also re-created the first overland… Continue reading

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Tim Is Pride

As we have done with many other diversity Months — Black History,Women’s History, Hispanic Heritage, Asian Pacific heritage — Guided By History is presenting a series of posts celebrating Pride month. This year is especially important, as it marks the… Continue reading

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A Case for Juneteenth

Today — Juneteenth — is the American emancipation holiday. On June 19, 1865, Union Army troops marched into Galveston, Texas and officially proclaimed freedom for enslaved people there. From its origins almost 150 years ago, observance of Junteenth has spread… Continue reading

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June Is Pride

June is Pride month across the US. There are parades, festivals and other events in a ton of locations — Charlotte , Albuquerque , Salt Lake City . And San Francisco.  What I found distinctly interesting was the New York City  events, which… Continue reading

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You Might Be…

You might be a Wells Fargo History Museum Buff IF…       You can tell the difference between a Concord coach and a Celerity wagon.  You never refer to stagecoach drivers as cowboys. Your Netflix list includes "Stagecoach,"  “Winds… Continue reading

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“Future Bank” (Second of 2 Parts)

On Monday, I blogged about Northwestern National Bank’s centennial idea to have a “Pioneer Bank” then a “Future Bank.” Wells Fargo team member Leslie Swan worked at both when she began her career in banking. She shared with me the… Continue reading

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“Pioneer Bank” (First of 2 Parts)

At the Wells Fargo History Museums, it is our job to interpret, discuss, and relay history to our visitors. I find it fascinating that we are often the recipients of history from our visitors. In Minneapolis recently, team member Leslie… Continue reading

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