Financial History Issue 118 (Summer 2016) - Page 4
The magazine of the
Museum of American Finance
in association with
the Smithsonian Institution
Issue 118 • Summer 2016
IN THIS ISSUE
13 The First US Gold Rush
North America’s earliest gold rush — in North Carolina —
has been all but forgotten.
By Andrew D. Schmidt
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD
Howard A. Baker, Esq.
Howard Baker Associates
Lawrence A. Cunningham
The George Washington University
Eastern Washington University
Gregory DL Morris
17 The First SEC?
The Capital Issues Committee created by Treasury Secretary William
G. McAdoo during World War I conducted reviews of new securities
offerings before the establishment of the SEC.
By Jerry W. Markham
Arthur W. Samansky
The Samansky Group
American Stock Exchange (ret.)
Columbia Business School Publishing
Robert E. Wright
The Wall Street Journal
20 Women on Money
A new exhibit at the National Museum of American History places the
redesign of US paper money into a global context and demonstrates that
women have appeared on money from ancient times to the present day.
By Ellen R. Feingold
Alan Barnett Design
David J. Cowen, President/CEO
Kristin Aguilera, Deputy Director
Tony Critelli, Accountant
Jeanne Driscoll, Director of Development
Maura Ferguson, Director of Exhibits
Chris Meyers, Director of Education
Sarah Poole, Collections Manager
Linda Rapacki, Managing Director
of Visitor Services and Operations
Mindy Ross, Director, External Relations
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24 From the Dustbowl to the Federal Reserve
Fifty years ago, Andrew Brimmer broke the color barrier at the Fed.
By Gregory DL Morris
28 Inflation and a Test of Regulation Q
How economic crisis in the 1970s led to the Fed’s
overhaul of retail banking.
By Gabriel Suprise
32 When All Else Fails
The evolution of customer
asset protection after
By Ronald H. Filler
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