Banks and Insurance Companies
African Americans' efforts to align with mainstream society after emancipation involved hard work, endurance, and careful cooperation. The goals of savings, loans, and mutual aid in any monetary crisis is extremely important for African Americans.  The following  advertisements taken from the Baltimore Afro-American newspaper attest to that fact.




Advertisements in the Afro-American
Through the Eyes of the Baltimore Afro-American

Prepared by Jonelle E. Cruse and Chantale J. Joseph, August, 1998.

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