Story: Banking and finance

A bank branch in the 1950s

Branches were at the heart of banking until the 1980s. This picture identifies the different types of work staff performed in a bank in the 1950s. The customer area can be seen in the background, on the far side of the teller windows.

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Westpac New Zealand Archive

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David Tripe, 'Banking and finance - Working in banks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/24654/a-bank-branch-in-the-1950s (accessed 27 April 2017)

Story by David Tripe, published 11 Mar 2010