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St. Luke Penny Savings Bank

Maggie L. Walker, Emmett Burke and two other St. Luke Penny Savings Bank employees standing behind the counter of the bank
The St. Luke Penny Savings Bank interior, c. 1917

Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site

"First we need a savings bank. Let us put our moneys together; let us use our moneys; let us put our money out at usury among ourselves, and reap the benefit ourselves. Let us have a bank that will take the nickels and turn them into dollars."

Maggie L Walker National Historic Site