When robbers came into the Melrose and Bronson branch of Bank of America with a machine gun, a sawed off shotgun and an automatic pistol service station operator Harry B. Elliott called the police, but the police did not get there in time before the bandits escaped with $6100.
Large crowd gathered in front of Bank of America building, 2-story brick building at intersection of Broadway and 57th Street, with 2 police officers near center, street and cars in foreground, house at right. Additional business and adversting signs read: Printin[g], Tailoring, Cleaning and Pressing, Hats Cleaned, Blocked, Metropolitan Printing, Easte[rn?] Dye Work, Happily Ever After with a Nash
After Collins successfully stopped a robbery by shooting a bandit at the Washington-Vineyard branch of Bank of America, two of the bandit's friends came back to rob again and seek vengeance. Manager T. H. Holmes lied that Mr. Collins was out to lunch, and the robbers made off with $1475.50.
View of a Bank Of America building damaged by the Long Beach earthquake. Parts of the corner facade are missing and the corner portion is partitioned off and supported with beams on the left. Signs read "... of America," "Open for Business," "Bank Building Open," and "Rothwell Optical Co."
View of a Bank of America branch on a street corner. To the left is a branch of Macmarr Stores and a Kress Stores branch. The name "Bank of America" was established circa 1930 and the Macmarr Stores company merged with Safeway in 1930.