The Citizens' and Southern Banking Company

Title

The Citizens' and Southern Banking Company

Subject

The Citizens' and Southern Banking Company; advertisement; R.R. Wright, Jr.

Description

The Citizens' and Southern Banking Company offers "Security! Service! Conservatism! Courtesy!" and is "the backbone of a great institution." This large advertisement for the bank tells the story of R.R. Wright Jr.'s migration North to Philadelphia and the bank's founding in 1920. The detailed ad lists headlines such as, "The Migration Starts," "Opens the Citizens' and Southern Bank," and "The Title Insurance and Real Estate Department," with pictures of the bank's interior, the bank's exterior, and R.R. Wright, Jr.

Creator

Citizens' and Southern Banking Company

Source

Philadelphia Tribune

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

February 2, 1924

Contributor

Kristin Geiger

Rights

Used by permission of the Philadelphia Tribune Company, Inc. All rights reserved. The Philadelphia Tribune, with 130 years of continuous publication, is the oldest newspaper in the United States serving the African-American community.

Format

PDF

Type

Text

Original Format

Newspaper

Files

CitizensandSouthernBankingCompany.pdf
Citizens and Southern Bank .jpg


Citation

Citizens' and Southern Banking Company, “The Citizens' and Southern Banking Company,” Goin' North, accessed April 1, 2023, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/170.