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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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1985: Bank with a Bathtub in Ellsworth?

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

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1960: Deer, Ship, Dreams?

In this puzzling 1960 ad from First National Bank in Worthington, a cute baby deer is nuzzling a cute baby human in a boat. "It’s easy to get what you want! Save for it!" While the adults in the photo may have saved … Continue reading

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1960: A Recipe for Making Dreams Come True

This 1960 Recipe for Making Dreams Come True did not include 3 cups of fairy dust, 2 table spoons of magic or even instructions to stir with one unicorn horn. I find it lacking.

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1960: Show Me the Money Baby!

Babies and puppies are both often featured in ads as attention getters, and this 1960 First National Bank ad featured a baby with a decidedly skeptical look on his face. I have seen this look on a baby before, and it … Continue reading

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1960: Hail Insurance

Hail insurance was the best thing ever invented to keep you out of the red, according to this ad from Security Insurance Agency, managed by M. F. Monthey at the New First National Bank Building. Next post at 6 p.m.

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1960: First National Bank Moves to Fourth Avenue

First National Bank of Worthington moved from 10th Street to Fourth Avenue in 1960, with everyone taking "extraordinary precautions" to transfer items from the old vault to the new vault. Next post at noon.

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1960: Warning: Saving Can Be Habit-Forming

For Peace of Mind, get the Savings Habit! encouraged this 1960 First  National Bank in Worthington advertisement. The image of a man in a boat wearing short sleeves is very, very appealing right now.

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