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AmeriFirst records - 1933-1991
- 1933-1991 (Creation)
5.00 Cubic Feet
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The AmeriFirst Bank records consist of newspaper clippings; correspondence; pamphlets and ephemera; photographs; nine scrapbooks; two record books; two video-cassettes; and one reel of film. Material pertains to the structure and operation of the First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Miami, later known as AmeriFirst Bank
The scrapbooks, which document the history of the savings and loan and the construction of the AmeriFirst Building, contain correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera. Included in the collection is a copy of a report made by the Architectural Consulting and Guiding Committee on the Inter-American Cultural and Trade Center [Interama]. This report contains proposals, specifications, building costs, and plans detailing the site. The subjects of the videocassettes are brief, thirty-second spots on AmeriFirst Bank filmed before 1979 and in 1987. The reel of film contains over five minutes of footage on the opening of the Little River branch of the First Federal Savings and Loan Association.
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The collection is open for research use.
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Accession no: 1994-638
1994-695 Photo-mural of the Advertising Club of Miami is filed under HMA0014 in drawer M104D
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Finding Aid Authors: Inventory encoded by Rebecca A. Smith.
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