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Washburn and Woodman Bank

Date: 1932
Description: View from across street of the Washburn and Woodman Bank building, erected by C.C. Washburn and Cyrus Woodman. The bank was established in 1846 and operate...

Portrait of Samuel Marshall

Description: Quarter-length formal oval painting of Samuel Marshall, (1820-1907), banker, co-founder and President of the Marshall & Ilsley Bank.

Capitol View of the Water Tower

Date: 1890
Description: The Madison water tower and farmers' market as seen through the stone gateway at the East Washington Avenue entrance to the Capitol Park. The building on...

Bank of La Farge

Date: 1921
Description: Exterior view of the Bank of La Farge from street.

State Street Neon Signs at Night

Date: December 05 1930
Description: Night view looking down State Street from the intersection at North Carroll Street. Lighting up the scene are the blurred lights of automobiles moving alon...

Schenk's Corners

Date: January 22 1928
Description: The intersection of Atwood Avenue and Winnebago Street known as Schenk's Corners, with the columned Security State Bank building at the center junction of...

Security State Bank Lobby

Date: March 26 1927
Description: Lobby of the Security State Bank, with depositors waiting in line at teller's windows.

Bank of Wisconsin Addition

Date: December 02 1929
Description: Scaffolding rises on the State Bank of Wisconsin, 1 West Main Street, as an addition is constructed. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street in...

Commercial National Bank

Date: March 10 1932
Description: The Commercial National Bank building, on the corner of State and Carroll Streets, housed the bank as well as Mrs. Brown's Beauty Shoppe and Wegener and Ro...

Wisconsin State Capitol at Night

Date: 1940
Description: Panorama view, elevated, of the Wisconsin State Capitol at night from the roof of a building on Monona Avenue. The First National Bank and the Belmont Hote...

International Scout Armored Truck

Date: 1971
Description: International Scout armored 4x4 truck on the job in the downtown area. The truck was owned and operated by Brinks, Inc.

Charles Palmeri Receives Check

Date: November 03 1934
Description: Charles Palmeri, aka Pasquale, in an apron, receives a check from James Lewis, Special Deputy representing the street banking commission, to settle his acc...

Men Posing with Mogul 15-30 Tractor in City Street

Description: Ten men and boys are posing behind a Mogul 15-30 tractor in front of the Bank of Kiowa and the H.G. Waltner Mercantile Company. The tractor is hitched to a...

Counting Pennies at the Bank

Date: November 09 1955
Description: A banker pours 12,320 pennies into a change maker. The man had saved the coins for over four years.

Silver Dollars

Date: July 22 1954
Description: A table full of silver dollars where bank workers are preparing them to be sent to American Can Co., a Milwaukee-based company which plans on paying its em...

Men Wanted Poster

Date: 1930
Description: A U.S. government poster encouraging citizens to invest their money in banks and especially to buy U.S. Reconstruction bonds.

Mitchell Bank and Chamber of Commerce

Description: Elevated view of Mitchell Bank and Chamber of Commerce.

Elk Mound Street Scene

Date: 1907
Description: Part of Elk Mound's business district, including a bank and a drug & stationery store.

Intersection of Main and First Streets

Date: 1890
Description: Corner of Main and First Street. The first two buildings on the southwest corner are Abraham Meinhold's dry goods and LeClair's hardware store. Next is A.F...

Buy Bonds!

Description: Display that advertises the sale of U.S. Savings Bonds through the Payroll Savings Plan or the Bond-a-Month-Plan. Wisconsin State Governor Walter J. Kohler...

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