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  • Squire Shop Garment Bag

    ID: B378

    Creator: Young Squire Shop, Inc.

    Creator: Leventhal, Harold, 1922-2013

    Creator: Leventhal, Freyda Sobol

    Abstract: The Squire Shop in Cherry Creek was started by Harold and Frayde Sobel Leventhal in 1954. The shop later was incorporated as the Young Squire Shop, Inc. in December 1962 by Harold Levenhal, Frayde Leventhal, and Dean Italiano. The shop primarily sold men's and boys' clothing. Harold and Frayde's son Steven Richard Leventhal later became became manager. The Squire Shop closed in January 1998 and the building was leased to Rochester's Big and Tall Clothing based in San Francisco. The black garment bag is from the Squire Shop, Cherry Creek.

  • Box 1

    Record ID: B378.01.0001

    Component Level: File

    Creator: Young Squire Shop, Inc.

    Creator: Leventhal, Harold, 1922-2013

    Creator: Leventhal, Gussie

  • Scrapbooks, 2006

    Record ID: M404.02

    Component Level: Series

    Abstract: Leaves of a scrapbook containing captioned photographs from University of Denver Sturm College of Law class of 1956 alumni reunion(s).

  • Sturm College of Law Class of 1956 Reunion(s), 2006

    Record ID: M404.02.0001.0002

    Component Level: File

    Creator: Jamison, Frank W.

    Abstract: Sturm College of Law Class of 1956 Reunion(s) Scrapbook

  • Report of the Dean University of Denver College of Law, 1985-1986

    Record ID: M404.01.0001.0001

    Component Level: File

    Creator: Jamison, Frank W.

  • Fashion Bar and Levy Family Papers

    ID: B097

    Creator: Fashion Bar (Denver, Colo.)

    Abstract: The Fashion Bar began as a hosiery shop established by Jack Levy in 1933 and managed by his sister Hannah Levy. Born in Haigerloch, Germany, both Hannah, Jack with their brother Edward, emigrated to America in the 1920s. Jack started as a traveling salesman and Hannah as a shop girl in Denver, Colorado working for Neusteter's Department Store, before opening their own store which evolved into the Fashion Bar Corporation. Despite the Great Depression, the enterprise flourished and within three years it grew to five clothing stores that were later named Fashion Bar. In 1940, Jack and Hannah Levy bought out their partner and took full control of the business. They brought William Weil on board as manager and later he became president of the company. Records of the Fashion Bar include scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, drawings, financial records, memorabilia and correspondence.

  • Box 2, 1882-1998

    Record ID: B114.01.0002

    Component Level: File

    Abstract: Contains a number of communities including Colorado Springs pre -1910; Colorado Springs; Del Norte; B'nai Israel CO Springs; Denver; Fort Collins-Har Shalom; Denver Jewish Population Study; Larime WY; Manitou Springs; Montana; Mexico Jews; New Mexico Marranos Conversos; Northern CO Jewish Communities; and Santa Fe, NM.

  • Beck Archives Communities Collection

    ID: B114

    Abstract: The collection contains materials intentionally assembled by Beck Archives that are associated with Jewish communities in the western United States and Mexico. The bulk of the material is related to various towns in Colorado.

  • Leadville, Colorado, 1885-2007

    Record ID: B114.03.0001.0012

    Component Level: File

    Abstract: A rich silver-mining town in the 1880s, Leadville's peak Jewish community included 300 Jews, two congregations, a B'nai B'rith lodge, 23 Jewish-owned dry goods stores, a Hebrew school, a Hebrew Ladies' Benevolent Association, and popular Purim balls. Prominent residents have included Meyer Guggenheim (mining and smelting), Simon Guggenheim (financier, philanthropist, senator), David May (department stores), and Wolfe Londoner (later mayor of Denver, 1889-1891). The community declined after World War I. Leadville resident William Korn currently maintains a firm interest in Leadville's Jewish past and restored Temple Israel synagogue.

  • Northern Colorado Jewish Communities , 1880-1981

    Record ID: B114.02.0003.0012

    Component Level: File

    Abstract: Cheyenne's first Jewish resident arrived in 1871, and earliest services were held in 1888. Mount Sinai Congregation, the first synagogue in Wyoming, was constructed in 1915. A Jewish presence in Fort Collins dates to the early 1980s, and Beth Israel congregation dates to 1910.