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Ephemera: Pieces of History

Last week our Collection Spotlight featured a photo of a canceled 1943 check — a mundane slip of paper that might easily have been discarded. Something so common seems unimportant in the grand scheme of history. However, everyday artifacts such as…
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Collection Spotlight: Wanamaker State Bank

Previously, our Collection Spotlight focused on items from the Acton State Bank. Now let’s take a look at some of the many extant artifacts from its neighbor, the Wanamaker State Bank. Many of the promotional items distributed by the bank advertise its membership in…
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Collection Spotlight: Acton State Bank

In today’s Collection Spotlight, we’re looking at some artifacts from the Acton State Bank. This bank was located on Exchange Street, next to the U.S. Post Office. It was robbed in 1924; the robbers, who were never caught, got away…
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