Albany Savings Bank

Albany Savings Bank

ca. 1935

Both in Europe and the U.S., the old savings banks tend to be large, impressive buildings, suggesting size, strength, solidity, and even dignity -- all in the service of encouraging people of modest means to save money together and build wealth over time.

Subjects: Savings banks, Cooperatives, Thrift Collection


Institute for American Values, 420 Lexington Avenue, Room 300, New York, NY 10170-0399