Monthly Archives: August 2012

Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day! College football is back, tennis is on serve, the links are calling. Celebrate Labor by not laboring!… Continue reading

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Deadwood

I just spent a fabulous week with the family in the Black Hills of South Dakota. I couldn’t help but see connections to Wells Fargo history all around me. (And here I was trying to forget about work.) Today, Deadwood,… Continue reading

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Photo shoot captures living history

Pretty soon, Wells Fargo will have new stagecoach photographs and film footage for calendars, ads, wall art, marketing materials, and other company uses. The new images were captured during a five-day shoot near Middleburg, Virginialast month. “Our stagecoach icon, illustrated… Continue reading

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A “Great” state fair

Jenna Himsl is an interpreter at the Wells Fargo History Museum in Minneapolis. After graduating with a B.A. in Russian/ Soviet History from Georgetown University, Jenna is excited to be exploring U.S. history back home in Minnesota. When not at… Continue reading

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A pocket history of change

When visitors explore the Wells Fargo Museum in Charlotte, the money on exhibit usually catches their eye. Coins from the Bechtler mint and Charlotte Mint, and National Bank Notes from Wells Fargo and Wachovia, demonstrate the variety of currency Americans… Continue reading

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Coaching at our summer games

Step with me into the time machine… It’s the summer of 1992. My sister Jennifer and I are glued to the television, carefully tracking all the medal winners in the Barcelona summer games. We’ve drawn up a fancy chart that… Continue reading

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