Fashionable Bank Accounts

We modern ladies feel it is not only fashionable, but essential, to have a bank account.  The Farmers Bank was quite progressive for 1913 in Skidmore, Missouri.  (Click the image to enlarge.)

Ad for the Farmers Bank. Text of ad follows.
From the Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri), April 24, 1913, page 1.

Text of ad reads, “It’s the fashion now-a-days for every woman to have a bank account it’s a great convenience. Banking your money regularly not only means that you get interest at the end of the year on each dollar you deposit; but it also means that you are prepared for sickness or calamity; that you can buy a home; that you can educate your children; that you can have a business of your own — it means independence. Farm Loans at low rates. The Farmers Bank. Robert Montgomery, Pres. H. W. Montgomery, Cashier. W. H. Hoblitzell, Ass’t Cash. Make this bank your banking home.”

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