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U.S. Money: History & How It's Made
Money, from colonial times to the present - you'll see where our paper currency and coins came from and how they're made. Hosted by Debra Wilson.
What is Money?
A five-dollar bill is followed as it goes from pocket to purchase, to the bank, and more. Learn how money is used.
The Federal Reserve System
The Federal Reserve System (also known as the Federal Reserve, and informally as the Fed) is the central banking system of the United States. It was conceived by several of the world's leading bankers in 1910 and enacted in...
United States Currency
See production of U.S. bills as well as differences in denominations and types of currency - some no longer made today.
This film from the 1950s presents the world of counterfeiting as it existed then. The printing proceses and techniques necessary for distribution are explored.
Department of the Treasury
Alexander Hamilton was the first Secretary of the Treasury. The Treasury Department consists of the: Bureau of Mint, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Internal Revenue Service, Bureau of Customs, Bureau of Public...
Financing the American Family
This government film was produced to inform depression era citizens how the Household Finance Corporation could help working families by providing them with small loans to be paid back in installments.