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Tag Archives: Harriet Tubman

ON BENJAMINS, JACKSONS, HAMILTONS—BUT MAYBE NOT TUBMANS

U.S. CURRENCY has been in the media a lot these days. Recently I’ve read stories about our paper money in The Christian Science Monitor, The New Yorker, The New York … Continue reading

September 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

WHO WAS THAT LADY I’LL SEE YOU WITH?

ENGLISH NOVELIST Jane Austen, Scottish astronomer Mary Somerville and an as-yet unnamed American woman of historical significance will soon be portrayed on their respective countries’ paper currency. They join an elite … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · 1 Comment