Monthly Archives: January 2012


One Saturday last fall, my son finished his soccer game with complaints—how the other team played unfairly, how some members of his team didn’t try enough, how only he could have won the game. This prompted a discussion on citizenship… Continue reading

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123 South Broad Street

Guided by History is excited to present the first post from Lindsay Thivierge. Lindsay joined Wells Fargo last November at the newest Wells Fargo History Museum, in Philadelphia. She has a degree in Art History, and will complete an MA… Continue reading

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Happy Lunar New Year!

This time of year always means one thing to me: Feasting on delicious food with family and friends. My father grew up in the Chinese neighborhoods of St. Louis, Mo., working in his father’s restaurant. I grew up having Chinese… Continue reading

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“Red Tails” premieres!

Today, the Lucasfilm feature Red Tails opens in theaters. I blogged about the film here and here, and it’s a significant chapter in history. And may I say, a pretty darn exciting chapter, too. Another plug for a good, thrilling… Continue reading

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Philosopher King

This weekend we celebrate the life and achievements of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It’s my favorite weekend of the year! King won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 on the strength of his non-violent approach to a huge… Continue reading

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“Red Tails” gets air!

Hey, check it out! George Lucas was on the “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” last night talking about his film Red Tails, which we discussed here last week: The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon – Thurs 11p / 10cGeorge… Continue reading

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More new (old) stuff!

As I mentioned a couple weeks ago, the Wells Fargo Corporate Archives receives new material from around the company, almost daily. We Archivists are happy to show off these materials from predecessor banks that have joined Wells Fargo. Here are… Continue reading

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Above. Beyond.

Watching the Fiesta Bowl last evening, I saw a commercial for the Lucasfilm feature Red Tails, coming to theaters January 20th. (Here’s the official trailer.) The Tuskegee Airmen are an exciting and important part of American history, and of Wells… Continue reading

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