Brown and Stevens Bank featured in the Philadelphia Tribune

Title

Brown and Stevens Bank featured in the Philadelphia Tribune

Subject

Brown & Stevens Bank--Employees featured: Emma DeWitt Garret (cashier), Henrietta D. Seth (Real Estate Department), Solon P. Chamberlain (Manager Real Estate Department), Beatrice S. Ford (Private Secretary to Mr. A. F. Stevens), Jennie Drain (Paying Teller), Mary Louise Adams (Teller), Ida L. Byrd (Bookkeeper), Corita O. Collins (Private Secretary to E. C. Brown), Mary A. White (Information Clerk), William S. Hagen (Manager West Phila. Branch), Irvin W. Underhill, Jr. (Accountant)

Description

This pictorial features the Brown and Stevens Bank of Philadelphia. It shows the location of the Bank as well as the employees of the bank. Brown and Stevens was the second African American owned bank in Philadelphia and one of the most successful black banks north of the Mason-Dixon line.

Creator

The Philadelphia Tribune

Source

Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University Libraries.

Publisher

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

Date

December 1921

Contributor

Shila Scott, Sarah Budzik

Rights

Courtesy of Temple University Libraries. 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

JPG

Files

brown and stevens bank.jpg
Philadelphia Tribune.jpg


Citation

The Philadelphia Tribune, “Brown and Stevens Bank featured in the Philadelphia Tribune,” Goin' North, accessed December 9, 2022, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/80.