Monthly Archives: June 2013

Pride weekend

Pride is celebrated this weekend in San Francisco, capping the month of June which is the traditional time for LGBT awareness and celebration. Wells Fargo will have a float in the parade, as we do every year. For our Stagecoach … Continue reading

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First National Bank, summer of 1863

GBH is happy to re-introduce Alyssa Bentz, our newest Historian at Wells Fargo. This is her second post, and it’s timely; a 150th anniversary for the Wells Fargo history blog. (CR) On June 20th, 1863, the First National Bank of … Continue reading

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What is Juneteenth?

This year the nation celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation issued by President Lincoln on January 1, 1863. The National Archives displayed the original document for public viewing from December 30, 2012-January 1, 2013. The US Postal Service … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

George Crockett took seriously his role as Wells Fargo Agent. Austin, Nevada was  a supply, transport and communications center for a large mining region. Crockett became Wells Fargo’s express and stage agent in 1864, and continued the work for two … Continue reading

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Milestone meeting

June 10, 1969 marked a milestone event in Wells Fargo history: The first stockholder meeting of modern-day Wells Fargo & Company, the newly-formed holding company for Wells Fargo Bank, its affiliates and subsidiaries.  The new organizational structure made it possible … Continue reading

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