Monthly Archives: March 2013

Jennie Dustin, Wells Fargo Agent

Wells Fargo has a long history of employing women, echoing the words of Henry Wells: “Give her the opportunity!” In Oregon, Wells Fargo hired Emma Howard as agent in Ashland and Kate Buick as agent in Roseburg. Agents exchanged miner’s gold for … Continue reading

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Modern legacy

History can be a contradiction. Sometimes we discover things that motivate and inspire us; other times, we find cool facts to wow and amaze friends at parties. And, sometimes we uncover things that make us think again. The cool thing … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month

Women have long been part of Wells Fargo and its service to communities. Henry Wells himself challenged gender limitations by founding Wells College for women in New York in 1868. From remote stagecoach stations to executive offices in the biggest … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo at 161

On March 18th, 1852, Henry Wells and William Fargo signed Articles of Association in New York to form a company offering banking and express services to new communities in the West. Wells’ and Fargo’s vision has grown into today’s major financial … Continue reading

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