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Object Name Postcard
Date March 1959
Description Advertising postcard for Westerleigh Savings and Loan Association, 832 Jewett Avenue, Staten Island. Printed in shades of black and blue. Illustration of stacks of coins on a pile of bills inside a frozen cube of ice; with words "Cold Cash!" and additional printed text including current dividend rate of 3 1/4%. 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 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.
Earliest Date 1959
Latest Date 1959
Material Paper
Subjects Banking industry
Advertising
Coins
Money
Ephemera
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 92.021.0004
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, October 2014.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.