Creator: Fogel, Marshall
Abstract: Newspaper articles collected by Marshall Fogel on General Maurice Rose and the naming of Rose Hospital. Marshall Fogel is researching General Rose and whether he was Jewish or Christian when he died.
Creator: Lowenstein, Henry, 1925-2014
Abstract: Ernst Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein] was born in Berlin, Germany in 1925 to a Jewish father and a non-Jewish mother. To escape Nazi brutality, he was sent on the Kindertransport to England in 1939. His parents, Dr. Max and Maria Loewenstein, and his half-sister, Karin Steinberg, remained in Berlin during World War II. Shortly after the war the family emigrated to the United States to avoid persecution. Materials in this collection include legal documents and correspondence, personal letters from family and friends, photographs, Maria and Henry Lowenstein's oral histories, as well as an exhibit booklet containing a brief family history in Germany. The collection also contains sketches and acryllic paintings done by Maria Lowenstein, a few of them sketched in German. And there are watercolors of set designs done by Henry Lowenstein for the Bonfils Theater. The collection is arranged chronologically into seven folders and documents the Loewenstein Family's struggle to survive in Berlin during the Holocaust.
Creator: Luby Chevrolet Co
Abstract: Luby Chevrolet, one of Colorado's oldest car dealerships, was started in 1920 in Denver, Colorado by Sam Luby, later joined by brothers Louis and Henry Luby. Joe Luby, who had worked at Luby Chevrolet from the bottom up, bought out his brothers in 1956. "Papa Joe" moved the dealership to Colorado in 1972. Joe Luby's daughter JoAnn and her husband Richard Fleischman purchased the Luby Chevrolet dealership in 1992. They sold the business in 1998, but Richard Fleischman stayed on as president until 2004.
Creator: Schloss, Charles M.
Abstract: This collection consists of biographical history of the Schloss family that Charles M. Schloss wrote for his children. The collection provides brief ancestral histories, digital photographs of family members and former homes, descriptions of late 19th-century and early 20th-century Denver communities, the development of Schloss Engineered Equipment, and personal correspondence.
Creator: Sears, Vera E., 1912-2008
Abstract: This collection contains the papers of Vera Sears, dance instructor at the University of Denver, and her husband Edwin Sears, a law professor at the University of Denver. The Sears family emigrated to the United States from Germany in the 1930s. These papers include correspondence, photographs, teaching materials, legal materials, clippings, dance notation notebooks, publications, scrapbooks, and audiovisual materials.
Creator: Siegel, Ben, 1900-1990
Abstract: The collection contains photographs, records, and news clippings of the Siegel Energy Company and the Siegel family. Ben Siegel founded the Siegel Oil Company in 1927 when he opened a small filling station at Bayaud and Santa Fe in Denver, Colorado. Ben Siegel was later joined by his sons Arnold and Larry Siegel. Siegel Energy Company is now managed by a third-generation of the Siegel family. The collection gives the history of a Jewish owned family business.
Abstract: This collection contains newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and maps from the World War II era.