Current Issue

Summer 2016

Featured Article: Women on Money

A new exhibit at the National Museum of American History places the redesign of US paper money into a global context and demonstrates that women have appeared on money from ancient times to today.

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Summer 2016

Financial History Magazine

The Museum's quarterly membership magazine, Financial History, is the internationally-recognized source for the history of commerce and the development of the American capital markets. Each issue features articles about the people, companies and events that have contributed to the nation's financial system, with the intention of lending perspective to current business and financial issues.

The full-color digital edition of Financial History can be accessed for free online. Print copies of most back issues (through Spring 2016) are available in the Museum Shop for $4 per copy.

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Editorial Board

The Museum’s editorial advisory board is comprised of journalists, writers, historians and members of academia. It meets quarterly to review submissions for Financial History magazine.

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Membership Benefits

  • Free admission to the Museum
  • Free use of audio guides
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop