Tag Archives: Banks

1961: Protection for Your Valuables

First National Bank in Worthington offered protection for valuables in the form of a safe deposit box in 1961.

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1961: Embezzlement for Fun and Profit

This 1961 Daily Globe editorial was not a quick and easy how-to on the subject of embezzlement, but the headline “Embezzlement Lessons” kind of sounds like it should be, doesn’t it?

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1986: Hardy Rickbeil Retires from Federal Savings and Loan Association Board

F. Hardy Rickbeil retired from the board of the Federal Savings and Loan Association board in 1986. Mr. Rickbeil died recently, and I feel very privileged to have met him. He’s one of the few people I know of (much … Continue reading

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1986: Ring Around the Bank Buyout

Bank ownership changing was apparently big in 1986, and the Globe published this helpful guide to the area banks.

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1960: Friendly, Cute Santa

This cute, friendly Santa from 1960 made shopping look fun, on behalf of State Bank of Worthington.

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1985: Bank with a Bathtub in Ellsworth?

A bank with a bathtub was being torn down in 1985.

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1960: Stop Fretting

Stop Fretting! ordered the Federated Finance Company in 1960.

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1939: Armistice Day

The Worthington National Bank reminded people it would be closed on Armistice Day (now Veterans Day) in 1939. We do still celebrate Armistice Day, as Veterans Day, but it was not the beginning of Permanent Peace. In fact, in 1939, … Continue reading

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1939: For Automatic Safety Pay By Check

Worthington National Bank advised people to pay by check in 1939.

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1985: First State Bank of Rushmore Helps the Little Guy

Another fantastic 1985 advertisement from the First State Bank of Rushmore, this one featuring a tiny kid trying to drink from a fountain. I really like this ad series, and I hope it worked.

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