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Exhibits

The World Bank Group Archives periodically publishes online exhibits highlighting the holdings of the Archives or aspects of the Bank's history. Below are some 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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Bretton Woods and the Birth of the World Bank

On July 1, 1944, delegates from 44 nations met at the secluded Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire to participate in what became known as the Bretton Woods Conference. This exhibit explores the ideas, activities and people that made the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, or World Bank as it became known, a reality over the 22-day conference. You will also find folder lists of the archival records related to the conference that are in the World Bank Group Archives' custody, some of which have been digitized.