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American Trust Company - 50th Anniversity

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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

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

Source Format Newspaper
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