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.
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.
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.
Abstract: Intentionaly created collection to keep newspaper clippings about Jews in the west. Some of the people and organizations are also in other collections. The articles contain miscellaneous clippings and articles about Jews in the Rocky Mountain west, primarily from the Rocky Mountain News, the Intermountain Jewish News (IJN) and the Denver Post. Some of the articles are from a column, "Out of the Past," written by Mike Zelinger that appeared in the IJN. Also included is the Century Edition of the IJN, 1913-2013.
Abstract: Collection contains a mounted certificate of incorporation for Ohel Isaac Jacob Mizrachi
Abstract: Collection contains the council of Orthodox Rabbis official seal.
Creator: Arapahoe County (Colo.)
Abstract: One framed certificate stating that Morris Eber is hereby a citizen of the United States. The certificate is issued by the District Court of the second judicial district, County of Arapahoe, State of Colorado. Stamped October 13, 1900.
Abstract: Collection contains a certification of Denver branch of Jewish National Workers' Alliance 1941.
Abstract: Collection contains a wood framed document from the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S. National Headquarters granting Jewish War Veterans, Post #342. Collection also contains Jewish War Veterans minutes, correspondence, programming notices, awards, certificates, membership rosters and financial papers from the Jewish War Veterans, Post #342.
Creator: Denver Chapter of Hadassah
Abstract: The Denver Chapter of Hadassah was organized in 1915. The Denver Chapter continues to support Israel and to promote health awareness, education, and Zionist youth programs. The minutes, programs, publications, and scrapbooks and scrapbooks reflect the history of a Jewish women's organization with programs in Israel and Denver.