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Jona Whipple


San Jose State University
B.F.A. Fiction Writing
Columbia College

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-6107
Fax: (314) 444-8694

Research Division
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
P.O. Box 442
St. Louis, MO 63166-0442

For media inquiries contact:
Shera Dalin
Phone: (314) 444-3911

Jona Whipple

Digital History and Archives Coordinator

Jona Whipple is responsible for the development and coordination of the St. Louis Fed’s Digital History & Archives program. This includes FRASER, the digital library of U.S. economic, financial, and banking history; Federal Reserve History, a gateway to the history of the Federal Reserve; and FedPreserve, the internal preservation program of the Federal Reserve system. 

Selected Publications and Presentations

"A Hundred Years of Technological Change at the Fed." Open Vault blog, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, August 16, 2023.

"Building the Toolbox: Browser Extensions and Shortcuts for Archivists" (with Pamela Campbell). Society of American Archivists Archives*Records Conference 2023, Washington, DC, July 28, 2023.

"How We Served: The Fed during the World Wars." Open Vault blog, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, November 9, 2022.

"Inside the Monthly Labor Review: 107 Years of Historical Data" (with Marie Concannon). Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) presentation, June 22, 2022.

"Inside Baseball at the Federal Reserve Banks." Open Vault blog, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, July 20, 2022.

"The Second City’s Second Wind," Archival Outlook, Society of American Archivists, July/August 2016.

Professional Memberships, Awards, Service

Society of American Archivists, Digital Archives Specialist certificate, 2018

Association of St. Louis Area Archivists, 2018-present

Chicago Area Women’s History Council, 2015-2018

Association of Certified Archivists, 2014-present

Chicago Area Archivists, 2011-2018

Midwest Archives Conference, 2011-present

Society of American Archivists, 2008-present

American Library Association, 2008-present