FRASER Features: Primary Source Primer: Interviews

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Examines how to use an interview as a primary source. Read more

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Staff Picks: Decoding the Fed’s Telegrams

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Learn more about the message codes used by the Federal Reserve System and the banking industry in the age of the telegraph. Read more

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Staff Picks: The Statements and Speeches of Andrew F. Brimmer

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Andrew F. Brimmer became the first African-American to sit on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in 1966. He not only contributed to monetary policy but also used his status to bring attention to economic issues facing African Americans. Read more

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Librarian Life: Meltzer’s History of the Federal Reserve

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This post describes the work done by FRASER librarians to gather and make the source documents used by Allan Meltzer in his A History of the Federal Reserve available to researchers. Read more

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Staff Picks: Wonderland Revisited

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Learn more about economic and trade policy during World War II in this parody of the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party found in the archival papers of economist Winfield Riefler. Read more

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Staff Picks: Commercial and Financial Chronicle

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The Commercial and Financial Chronicle, now available in FRASER, is an excellent source of contemporaneous economic and business information for the years 1870 to 1935. Read more

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Staff Picks: The New York Fed Circulars

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The New York circulars show more than 80 years of the day-to-day business of the Fed. Read more

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FRASER Features: Primary Sources Primer: Letters

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Examine FRASER’s letter collections and see what information you can glean from letters as primary source documents. Read more

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Staff Picks: 1979 BLS “Exploring Careers” Workbooks

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Learn more about the evolution of the working world in the 1979 Bureau of Labor Statistics workbook series “Exploring Careers.” Read more

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Staff Picks: Bulletins of the Bureau of Labor Statistics

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Bulletins are a FRASER staff pick. With over 2,000 bulletins on labor, the workforce, and working conditions, BLS Bulletins are a valuable research asset. Read more

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