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As Uncle Sam prepares to move his gold from the Philadelphia mint to his new safe in Fort Knox, KY. , Jan 11, 1937.  Edwin H. Dressel, Superintendent of the Philadelphia Mint, and Mrs. Nellie Taylor Ross, Director of the Bureau of Mints confer preparatory to supervising the transferring the gold in the Philadelphia Mint to Fort Knox, Ky., where all the gold reserve of the United States will be accumulated.  Check out other Coinologist archive photo posts here.

Source:  Library of Congress

Written by Robert L. Wilson

August 30, 2011 at 8:00 am

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