Advertising postcard for Westerleigh Savings and Loan Association, 832 Jewett Avenue, Staten Island. Printed in green and red. Illustration of a man and woman decorating a Christmas tree with cash; with words "if your / Christmas / was green, / you can / make it / grow!" and additional printed text including current dividend rate of 3 1/2%. Reverse has text and graphics, a blank space for a mailing address, and a bulk rate postage indicia in the corner.
(Keywords: Twentieth Century, New York City)
|Acquisition||Gift of Resolution Trust Corp|
|Ownership and History||
The message on this postcard is encouraging customers to deposit their annual Christmas bonus money into a savings account.
This is one of a series of advertising postcards used by the Westerleigh Savings and Loan Association in the 1950s and 1960s, each using a different lighthearted illustration or verbal pun.
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
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