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Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

A Grocery Store on Every Corner: A Century of Jewish Grocers in Colorado, 1859-1959, 2002

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Identifier: B230.03.0013.00002
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish grocers and histories of groceries in Colorado, the Jewish community, and Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with grocers and with people who knew some of the early grocers.

A Grocery Store on Every Corner: A Century of Jewish Grocers in Colorado, 1859-1959, 2002

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Identifier: B230.03.0013.00008
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish grocers and histories of groceries in Colorado, the Jewish community, and Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with grocers and with people who knew some of the early grocers.

From Peddlers to Merchant Princes: Early Colorado Jewish Entrepreneurs, 2006

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Identifier: B230.03.0023.00005
Overview Jews played a central role in the development of Colorado through their contributions to economic life and development. Denver's first mercantile store was opened by Jewish citizen Fred Salomon in 1859. Before long, stores run by Jewish merchants and their family members in search of work and wealth flourished on the main streets of most Colorado towns including, Denver, Central City, Leadville, Trinidad, and Fairplay. This film focuses on the lives of a number of early merchants, including...