Early: 1887 - Late: 1891
A still bank made of wood and glass painted with black decorative lines. Each side has a paper insert. One is headed “Plan for Working this Bank” and has spaces in which to fill the amounts saved. A second panel reads “Store Your Child’s Minds Bible Knowledge” and is signed “Melvin Snyder.” Some amounts have been written in and are dated 1891. A printed paper clued to the bottom of the bank is headed “Home and School Savings Bank” and is dated July 1st, 1887.
Doon Heritage Crossroads
10 Huron Rd. Kitchener 519-748-1914 www.region.waterloo.on.ca/doon
Region of Waterloo
Fraktur design based on Family Register by Jacob Shoemacher in Joseph Schneider Bible, 1821.