Monthly Archives: February 2013

Dale Robertson

We learn Dale Robertson passed away yesterday. He was 89. Robertson starred in several movies and television shows, but we know him best as star of NBC’s “Tales of Wells Fargo,” which ran from 1957-62. As Wells Fargo man Jim… Continue reading

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Silver (Screen) city

Hollywood is associated with movie stars and the silver screen, especially this time of year when the industry hands out its annual awards for excellence in film. What few may know, however, is that “silver” has an even earlier history… Continue reading

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Pat Patterson (part 2)

Last week, I began the story of Robert “Pat” Patterson and his role in non-violent civil rights action in Greensboro, North Carolina. Sit-ins were held throughout the South, and the effort integrated lunch counters—at Woolworth’s in Greensboro, and other stores… Continue reading

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Pat Patterson

You may not know his name, but you’ve probably seen his face. His name is Robert “Pat” Patterson. His picture was in magazines and newspapers throughout the country as he sat patiently waiting to be served at a lunch counter… Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day

Northwestern News was the regular newsletter from Northwestern National Bank in Minneapolis. (Northwestern became Norwest and merged with Wells Fargo in 1998.) Northwestern News, much like the Wells Fargo Messenger, provided news and tips for team members, and gave them… Continue reading

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High Point of history

This past fall, the staff of the Wells Fargo History Museum in Charlotte had the pleasure of visiting a few of our local North Carolina history museums to learn more about our state’s heritage. In addition to touring a Friends’… Continue reading

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Bernard and Shirley Kinsey Collection

Beginning this month, Wells Fargo is sponsoring a national tour of “The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Where Art and History Intersect.” This is a collection of art and artifacts that tell the story of African… Continue reading

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