Business & Finance: Harlem Bank

Typographically uninteresting, written in the stiff, undeviating style of all worthy financial announcements, an advertisement, which measured 8½ inches long, three columns wide, made known last week without obvious effort to do so, that John Davison Rockefeller III had made his debut on a directorate. Said the notice, printed in Manhattan dailies: "To serve adequately the banking needs of the Harlem section of New York City, the Dunbar National Bank of New York . . , will open for business September 17, 1928.'' It said the bank was "established particularly to serve the...

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