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Photo: The Beryl Ford Collection/Rotary Club of Tulsa, Tulsa City-County Library and Tulsa Historical Society.

Exchange National Bank

BY http://www.arcadiapublishing.com/9780738533520/Tulsa-Oil-Capital-of-the-World

Some Tulsa oilmen, including Harry Sinclair, who needed to borrow large amounts of money to finance the expansion of their companies, finance leases and provide funds for drilling ventures, decided to form their own bank. They bought the failing Farmers National Bank in 1910 and gave it the name Exchange National Bank.


As featured in “Tulsa: Oil Capital of the World" written by James O. Kemm and published by Arcadia Publishing, best known for its iconic "Images of America" series, which chronicles the history of small towns and downtowns across the country.