Tag Archives: Veteran’s Day

Veterans and the Golden Gate Bridge

Earlier this year we celebrated the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th Anniversary in San Francisco. During the Memorial Day Weekend celebration, the battleship USS Iowa was towed under the bridge, bound for her new home as a museum ship in Los… Continue reading

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Above and beyond

This past September, millions watched as Space Shuttle Endeavour journeyed toward its new home at the California Science Center, where it will settle into retirement at the ripe old age of 21. Once the most high-tech vehicle on the planet,… Continue reading

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Roll of Honor

The Wells Fargo Archives recently processed materials from Connecticut. These historical items are from the Stamford Trust Co., which eventually rolled into First Union and then Wachovia Bank. This poster was part of the yield: The five soldiers shown were… Continue reading

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Wells Fargo and Veterans Day

When I was a kid, I viewed Veterans Day  as another holiday to commemorate distant events, and one of two times a year my Cub Scout  troop would place flags on graves at a local Veterans Cemetery.  In hindsight, I… Continue reading

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