This 90-year-old postcard, published by Curt Teich & Co. of Chicago, promotes the City Loan Company in Duluth’s Providence Building. The card is postmarked March 16, 1932. Jesse Leach of 612 N. 57th Ave. W. was the recipient.
The Providence Building opened in 1895 at 332 W. Superior St. and remains there today.
The caption on the back of the card reads:
The City Loan Co., 214 Providence Bldg., is an old established Duluth finance organization. They loan money to salaried employees, wage earners and those keeping house. You can get $5 to $100 today on your plain note. Requests are confidential. — No endorsers needed. Hours 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Telephone Melrose 1207
There is also a message from J. D. Oberg, manager.
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