Financial History Issue 127 (Fall 2018) - Page 4

Financial history The magazine of the Museum of American Finance in association with the Smithsonian Institution Issue 127 • Fall 2018 (ISSN 1520-4723) Kristin Aguilera Editor IN THIS ISSUE FEATURES 14 Annual Shareholder Meetings: From Populist to Virtual The evolution of corporate meetings and what they mean to public companies and their shareholders.   By Lawrence A. Cunningham and Stephanie Cuba EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD Howard A. Baker, Esq. Howard Baker Associates Lawrence A. Cunningham The George Washington University Brian Grinder Eastern Washington University Bradley Jones Reserve Bank of Australia 20 Albert Gallatin and a Nation Free From Debt President Thomas Jefferson and Treasury Secretary Albert Gallatin fight for 19th century fiscal reforms.   By Gregory May Gregory DL Morris Freelance Journalist Arthur W. Samansky The Samansky Group Bob Shabazian 24 Grain Traitors Susie Pak St. John’s University A history of the US futures contract.   By Joseph M. Santos American Stock Exchange (ret.) Myles Thompson Columbia Business School Publishing Robert E. Wright Augustana University Jason Zweig The Wall Street Journal ART DIRECTION Alan Barnett Design 27 Where Are They Now? The Museum’s series on 207 of the underwriters of the 1956 Ford IPO continues with the history of Sutro & Co. (founded in San Francisco, California, in 1858).   By Susie J. Pak MUSEUM STAFF David J. Cowen, President/CEO Kristin Aguilera, Deputy Director Maura Ferguson, Director of Exhibits Sarah Poole, Collections Manager Linda Rapacki, Managing Director of Visitor Services and Operations Mindy Ross, Director, External Relations 30 With Glowing Lamps We See Thee Rise The global oil industry traces its roots to Canada in 1858.   By Gregory DL Morris Copyright © 2018 by the Museum of American Finance, publisher, 25 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10004. Telephone: 212-908-4110. All rights reserved. Financial History is the official membership magazine of the Museum of American Finance. 2    FINANCIAL HISTORY  |  Fall 2018  | www.MoAF.org