Monthly Archives: October 2007

The Wells Fargo Wagon (Part 2)

Through December 22, Wells Fargo is running a contest  where you can submit your own music video of the song, “The Wells Fargo Wagon” from The Music Man  and you can win excellent prizes. To help our Guided By History… Continue reading

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Fires and Lessons Learned

Almost four years to the week from the Cedar Fires , San Diego is again the center of a firestorm. For me personally, this one was both nearer and farther away. Good friends have been staying with us all week, unable… Continue reading

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The Wells Fargo Wagon (Part 1)

Through December 22, Wells Fargo is running a contest  where you can submit your own music video of the song, “The Wells Fargo Wagon” from The Music Man  and you can win excellent prizes. In support of this contest —… Continue reading

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Didn’t You Get the Memo?

Emails, memos, employee publications, a message from the Chief…all these things come into your cube  daily. Reading them is always important, of course, because you get the information you need to act responsibly. But the chat by the water cooler … Continue reading

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Blog Action Day

In honor of Blog Action Day, I am pleased to boast of Wells Fargo’s accomplishments in the Green Consciousness that’s been sweeping the mainstream. Wells Fargo’s history is a happening site for environmental awareness. Our Archivist here at Wells Fargo… Continue reading

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Good “Old Block”

Alonzo Delano was born in Aurora, New York  in 1806, and headed to California in 1849 – not for the gold, as did thousands of other people, but for his health as his doctor advised. Delano set out as a… Continue reading

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Jerry Brown’s Wells Fargo Visit

While researching our Team members of Latin America, I came across an August, 1978 issue of the Wells Fargo Banker that had a picture of a young Jerry Brown. Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown was the Governor of California  from 1975-83…. Continue reading

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Wells Fargo’s Ties to the Orleans Hotel

Construction has been non-stop for the past few months in Old Sacramento . Half a block down from the Wells Fargo Museum, building has begun on a replica of the Orleans Hotel . The Orleans was originally built in 1850, only to… Continue reading

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The War

I have been watching Ken Burns’ The War  on PBS this past week. As a History guy, wars aren’t my favorite topic (I’m more the Eyes on the Prize  type). But Burns has made some monumental pieces about stuff I… Continue reading

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