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“Announcement: First Fallout Shelter.” Edwardsville Intelligencer,” Edwardsville, IL, October 25, 1961.

“Announcement: Heights Branch.”  Albuquerque Journal,” Albuquerque, NM, November 9, 1952.

“Appointed to Federal Home Loan Bank.”  Dallas Morning News, January 14, 1962, Sec. 4, p. 7.

“Bank Architecture in Transition.”  Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL, September 22, 1964.

“Bank Building Corporation:  75 Years of Innovation.”  Bank Building & Equipment Corporation of America:  St. Louis, MO.

“Bank Building Firm is Cited for Service,” St. Louis Globe-Democrat, St. Louis, MO, June 2/3, 1962.

“Bank of Sikeston Will Remodel Lobby Fixtures.” The Sikeston Herald, Sikeston, MO, March 5, 1959.

“Banking in Civics.” Architectural Forum, February 1957.

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“New Branch Bank Slated.”  Mansfield News Journal, Mansfield, OH, May 21, 1959.

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“New Savings Firm Building is Opened,” St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, FL, June 13, 1961.

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