Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World

Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World

Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World

Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World

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For many years, The New York Trust Company has used a representation of the Statue of Liberty as its symbol. Such use was prompted by an enduring regard for the statue and belief in the ideals for which it stands.

Our interest in the statue dates from the formation in 1889 of the New York Security and Trust Company, whose incorporators were represented through William L. Strong on the American Committee for the Statue of Liberty and its Finance Committee. The Statue of Liberty itself had then been dedicated on Bedloe's Island only three years before, but was already strongly identified with the harbor and city of New York — a name featured in our corporate title adopted in 1905. The Liberty National Bank, formed in 1891, naturally used the symbol during its thirty years of separate existence. Through this bank, which was merged . . .

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