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September 11, 1920
Hattie N.F. Walker, Russell's wife, wrote this check to the Bureau of Risk Insurance drawn on the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank. Russell's name is on the check with a number. He died three years later of tuberculosis, so this may have been a premium for sick insurance in case he became too sick to work.
Paper. L 21, H 7.5 cm
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, MAWA 99.81