Classroom Lesson: Jekyll Island and the Creation of the Fed
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- Newspaper coverage of the 1911 American Bankers Association convention and the discussion of the Aldrich plan, including comments by Aldrich
- The Aldrich-Vreeland Act of 1908
- The archival papers of Nelson Aldrich, suitable for research projects
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