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 Freedman’s Savings Bank Selected Bibliography

Online Sources

  1. Davis, Damani. "150th Anniversary of the Freedman's Bank." Prologue: Pieces of History. February 27, 2015. Accessed December 1, 2015. http://blogs.archives.gov/prologue/?p=14988.

  2. Gilbert, Abby L. "The Comptroller of the Currency and the Freedman's Savings Bank". The Journal of Negro History (c/o JSTOR). April 1, 1972. Accessed December 1, 2015. http://www.jstor.org/stable/2717217. [Full-Text Only Available to Subscribers]

  3. Nelson, Monique. "The Freedman's Savings Bank: A Historic Place in the Financial Empowerment of African Americans." Treasury Notes. February 21, 2014. Accessed December 1, 2015. https://www.treasury.gov/connect/blog/Pages/Freedmans-Savings-Bank.aspx.

  4. Operation HOPE Forums and Afro-American History Society of the National Archives. "Freedman's Bank 150th Anniversary Celebration (Video)." YouTube. March 3, 2015. Accessed December 1, 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7sLUKAPuk4.

  5. Stiller, Jesse. "The Freedman's Savings Bank: Good Intentions Were Not Enough; A Noble Experiment Goes Awry." Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. March 3, 2015. Accessed December 1, 2015. http://www.occ.gov/about/what-we-do/history/freedman-savings-bank.html.

  6. The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. "African American Records: Freedmen's Bureau, 1865-1872." National Archives. September 18, 2015. Accessed December 1, 2015. http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/freedmens-bureau/.

  7. The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. "Freedman's Savings and Trust Company (Freedman's Bank), 1865-1874." National Archives. December 15, 2010. Accessed December 1, 2015. https://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/freedmens-bureau/freedmens-bank.pdf.

  8. U.S. Department of the Treasury. "Annual Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the Finances, 1789-1980." Federal Reserve Archive (Fraser). Accessed December 29, 2015. https://fraser.stlouisfed.org/title/194.

  9. U.S. Department of the Treasury. "Treasury to Name Freedman's Bank Building." Press Center. December 8, 2015. Accessed December 1, 2015. https://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/jl0294.aspx.

  10. Washington, Reginald. "The Freedman's Savings and Trust Company and African American Genealogical Research." Prologue: Special Issue on Federal Records and African American History. July 1, 1997. Accessed December 1, 2015. http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/1997/summer/freedmans-savings-and-trust.html.

Print Sources

  1. Flemming, Walter L.  1927.  The Freedman's Savings Bank: A Chapter in the Economic History of the Negro Race. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. [WorldCat Link]

  2. Freedman's Savings and Trust Company, and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. 1970. Registers of Signatures of Depositors in Branches of the Freedman's Savings and Trust Company, 1865-1874.  Washington: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration. [WorldCat Link]

  3. Freedman's Savings and Trust Company, and United States. 1972. Indexes to Deposit Ledgers in Branches of the Freedman's Savings and Trust Company, 1865-1874. Washington: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration. [WorldCat Link]

  4. Gilbert, Abby L.  1971.  Freedman's Savings Bank: A Bibliography. Washington: U.S. Department of the Treasury.[WorldCat Link]

  5. National Archives and Records Service.  1972.  Journal of the Board of Trustees and Minutes of Committees and Inspectors of the Freedman's Saving and Trust Company, 1865-1874. Washington: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration. [WorldCat Link]

  6. Osthaus, Carl R. 1976.  Freedmen, Philanthropy, and Fraud: A History of the Freedman's Savings Bank. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.[WorldCat Link]

  7. United States, and W. L. Trenholm. 1888. To Re-Imburse Depositors in Freedman's Savings Bank: Interview of the Committee on Finance with Hon. W.L. Trenholm, Comptroller of the Currency, April 24, 1988, on Senate bill no. 1138. Washington: G.P.O. [WorldCat Link]
Images

Picture of a commemorative plaque located at the entrance to the Freedman's Bank Building, formerly the Treasury Annex.

A commemorative plaque located at the entrance to the Freedman's Bank Building, formerly the Treasury Annex.
Image by Andy Young

Picture of Freedman's Bank Building, formerly the Treasury Annex.

Freedman's Bank Building, formerly the Treasury Annex.
Image by Andy Young


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