Savings pocket

Black and white American savings folder from First National Bank. Illustrations of the bank are surrounded by the institution’s name and promotional messages in English.

  • Accession Number 2020.02.466
  • Fabricant / Éditeur House of Strauss, inc.
  • Period 1st half of the 20th century
  • Materials cardboard
  • Measurements 13,8 x 8,8 x 0,3 cm
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Historical context

In the 19th and 20th centuries, the promotion of savings was a key issue for banks and savings banks. In particular, savings books and pouches were used, sometimes in conjunction with piggy banks, which became very popular in the 20th century.Considering that savings education should start at an early age, schools and families were a prime target for this savings promotion: children were encouraged to save, whether at home or at school vi...

  • Accession Number 2020.02.466
  • Fabricant / Éditeur House of Strauss, inc.
  • Period 1st half of the 20th century
  • Materials cardboard
  • Measurements 13,8 x 8,8 x 0,3 cm
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