At the beach

Summer is at its mid-point. (Between the end of school, that is, and back to school.) You’re at the beach just about every day, right? Of course you are.

Mr. Weatherball at the beach (Wells Fargo Corporate Archives)

Mr. Weatherball at the beach (Wells Fargo Corporate Archives)

Wells Fargo’s Corporate Archives has a print ad from the 1950s featuring “Mr. Weatherball,” who personified Northwestern National Bank (Minneapolis and the midwest) and was used in a variety of ads in those years. In this one, Mr. Weatherball joins Maureen on the beach as reward for helping her finance a beach vacation.

Who says financial knowledge isn’t fun?

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