The Treasury Story
The United States Department of the Treasury was founded on September 2, 1789, and President George Washington named Alexander Hamilton as… read more
The United States Department of the Treasury was founded on September 2, 1789, and President George Washington named Alexander Hamilton as the first secretary. The history and varied functions of the department were traced using still pictures and video clips, which included re-enactments.
This 1969 government film on the history and functions of the department, titled The Treasury Story, was produced by Monumental Films. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
Farewell Address to Treasury Department Staff
Secretary Brady spoke to Department of the Treasury employees in a farewell address approximately one week before the…
Introduction of New Currency
Treasury Department officials celebrated the first run of new paper currency with Secretary Rubin’s signature.
Treasury Employees Memorial
Secretary Rubin and others honored eight Treasury employees who died in the Oklahoma City bombing. They also…
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