Tag Archives: Wells Fargo Express

Wells Fargo and Music

Wells Fargo has a history of supporting music in our communities. Wells Fargo delivered many musical instruments along its express lines. Wells Fargo’s express office in Santa Cruz sold tickets for concert seats to the local opera house. Wells Fargo even … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo in France

Today, citizens of France commemorate the beginning of the French Revolution. Although Wells Fargo’s business in France did not date back to the storming of the Bastille in 1789, Wells Fargo had a presence in France as early as 1853. … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo Messenger Artist Edward Hopper

By the early 1900s, Wells Fargo had become a global company with nationwide and overseas operations. How could Wells Fargo employees around the country receive company news, policies, and information? The solution came in the form of a company-wide monthly magazine … Continue reading

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April Fools, Business Rules

Happy April Fool’s Day!  A day filled with harmless (I hope) practical jokes and hoaxes.  The unofficial holiday was made popular in the 19th century and continues today with the popularity of social websites.  Recently, while searching local newspapers, I … Continue reading

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University of Oregon College Football

Tonight is all about college football as the Ohio State Buckeyes and the University of Oregon Ducks faceoff for the NCAA championship. Before college bowls, national rankings, and now playoffs, college football was a regional contest. College football in Oregon … Continue reading

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American Red Cross and Wells Fargo

When disasters such as the earthquake in Napa Valley suddenly strike our communities, Wells Fargo supports the efforts of such long-established organizations as the American Red Cross to provide national and international disaster relief.  For over 125 years, the Red … Continue reading

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You got me…

Here’s an image from our Archives. I admit I have no idea what the backstory is. This—a lovely young woman sitting in an Old West-style chair—is one of those unexplained, curious images we have in the collection. We find them… Continue reading

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Wells Fargo in Arizona

On Tuesday, Arizona celebrates 100 years of statehood. At long last, something to do on February 14th! There is a huge celebration in Phoenix this weekend. Wells Fargo will participate, with the Stagecoach on display at Arizona Best Fest. (And… Continue reading

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Peach Month

According to the U.S. Archives, August is Peach Month. People, we’re a week behind! There are many of us who exult over stone fruits, and look forward to this season of the year. I personally eat ’em all day long,… Continue reading

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Adapting to the cold

It has been a difficult winter across the country, with sustained periods of below-freezing temperatures, the thermometer often dipping below zero, and record-setting snowfall paralyzing cities in the Midwest and East. Here in Minnesota, even though we still long for… Continue reading

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