Links to the Past: Michiana History - Record Detail

Click the image or this link to see the full-size image.

American Trust Company - 50th Anniversity

Click here to go back to the Search Results
Topic Businesses - American Trust Company
Image Source Private Collection of American Trust Company
Image Notes In this picture, the bank celebrates its 50th anniversary. Present are L.L. Matthews, president of the bank, and Father Theodore Hesburgh, president of the University of Notre Dame. The American Trust Company was located at the corner of Michigan and Washington streets in South Bend, Indiana. Information from former employee of American Trust.
Time Period The 1950-1960’s
Image Date 1954
Keywords American Trust Company
Father Theodore Hesburgh

Additional Information & Sources

Historical Background
The article below describes the bank's return of depositor's money after the bank closed June 15, 1931. It reopened July 17, 1935 and after several takeovers, it remains in South Bend as PNC Bank..
Books & Videos

Newspaper Articles St. Joseph County Public Library Local & Family History Services, Clipping File -
Banks - Banks & Trust Co. - A through C - American Trust Company,
See also, Banks & Banking - Valley American Bank

Full-Text Articles & Media Clips "American Trust Turns Back $1,592,806 During Last 8 Months"; News-Times 1932 PDF File

Source Format Newspaper
Click here to go back to the Search Results

This database was created by staff and volunteers in Local & Family History Services at the St. Joseph County Public Library. Please address questions or comments to or 574-235-4181.

Copyright & usage: The images and text in this database have been made available for use for personal and educational purposes. For these purposes you may reproduce materials from this website without prior permission, on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source.

©2009-2014 St Joseph County Public Library, South Bend, Indiana

Funding for many of SJCPL's programs provided by the Friends of the St. Joseph County Library.

Home | About | Search | Search Results