Exhibits

The World Bank Group Archives periodically creates and publishes online exhibits highlighting the holdings of the Archives or aspects of the Bank's history. Below are ten of the most recent or popular exhibits. Older exhibits have been converted to pdf and transferred to the World Bank's online publication database, Documents & Reports, where they form the World Bank Group Archives Exhibit Series.


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In recognition of Pope Francis's visit to Washington, D.C., we look at Pope Paul VI's 1967 encyclical.
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Learn about how the Women in Development Sector emerged in the World Bank Group in the 1970s.
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The origins of the World Bank lie in a grand hotel in New Hampshire's White Mountains.
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British Ambassador Franks acknowledges Bank President McCloy's congratulatory message.
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1818 H Street wasn't the first choice for a new World Bank headquarters.
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Learn about the challenges faced by staff in executing the World Bank's first loan.
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It has been said that the World Bank takes on the personality of its president. There is an abundance of personality in this single photo!