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Federal Reserve Bank
First National Bank
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
John Albury Bryan
All in The Family: Missouri Cousins Run 2 Top-Ranked Banks
May 27, 2010
Article discusses the leaders of the United Missouri Bank and Commerce Bank. Both banks were rated by "Forbes" magazine in January 2010 as 2nd and 3rd, respectively, in the list of the best 100 banks in...
American National Bank
File contains information on the American National Bank.
American Sash & Door Company
Unframed (18 in. x 26 in.) matted water color of the interior of what appears to be a bank. It contains teller windows but no identification as to bank. Label on back reads: "From American Sash & Door...
Another Lender in Area is Closed
September 5, 2009
First Bank of Kansas City failed on September 4, 2009. It re-opened as Great American Bank which is based in De Soto, Kansas.
Archibald Clements (Arch or Little Archie)
Charcoal portrait drawing of Archibald Clements (sometimes spelled Clement) with a cigar in his mouth, dressed in a suit with a cravat and holding a pistol. Drawing is signed by the artist. Below the artist's...
Postcards of Argentine Kansas, Silver Avenue & Healy House in Leadville, Colorado
Bank Guaranty Problem
Photo and biographical article about Thornton Cooke, "treasurer of the Fidelity Trust Company of Kansas City, Missouri, and author of an article with "deep research" on safety of Western banks, "published...
File contains information on Bank Midwest.
Bank of the State of Missouri
Sign above building reads Missouri Valley Trust Co. The bank building was built in July 1859. "Steamboat captains, slave owners, overland freighters, confederate and union soldiers have done business here....
Bankers Fight Money Squeeze
Illustrations and article about big banks in Kansas City.
Banking Gossip: A Banking Change at the Stock Yards
Article about the bank at 16th and Genesee Streets.
Banking Gossip: A New South Side Bank
At 3105 Troost Avenue.
Banking in Early Missouri
Article details the early financial history of the state of Missouri including its currency and early banking system.
Banking in the Early West: Monopoly, Prohibition, and Laissez Faire
In-depth article about the early banking industry in the "West," including Missouri, involving extreme attitudes for and against the institution partly because of the primitive and often agrarian economy...
Banking on a New KC Legacy
June 12, 2008
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City moved into its new headquarters located near Liberty memorial and the edge of Penn Valley Park. The grand opening is scheduled for June 12, 2008. The new building...
Banking on History
Photo and article about the City Bank building at 1801 Grand Avenue, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Banking on Kansas City
August 31-September 6, 2007
Photographic essay of former bank buildings, showing their titles. Article also provides information on each and includes City National Bank; First National Bank; Livestock National Bank; Fidelity National...
Banking on the Curbstone
Announcement of Mercantile Bank & Trust's new "drive-by, walk-by" depository receptacle for banking.
Banking Shapes Pendleton's Life and Career
Article describing the author's experience in the banking industry.
Banks and Cities
History of banking in Kansas City, focusing on the development of trade.
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