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Star Bakery (Denver, Colo.)

 Organization

Owned and operated by the Star Bread Co.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Barenbloom Family, 1982

 File
Identifier: B111.01.0001.0008
Overview The Barenbloom family immigrated to the United States from Russia around the turn of the 20th century and settled in New York. Avram Shloime Barenbloom was one of these settlers, and six of his children moved to Denver, Colorado. Chava Barenbloom and her husband Jacob Boscowitz established the Star Bakery in Denver. The Barenbloom Family Reunion was held in Denver, Colorado, on June 26-27, 1982.

Civilizing the West: Early Colorado Jews in the Arts, 1865-1950, 2011

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0012.00009
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish artists, musicians, composers, and conductors in Colorado. Jewish influence on arts in Colorado.

Loading Docks at Star Bakery, 1982 June 27

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0017.00031
Overview Exterior of Denver Colorado's Star Bakery's loading docks.

Oral History Interview with Sam Boscoe, 1978 April 2-16

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0001.00022
Overview Sam Boscoe recalls growing up as a young boy on West Colfax Street on Denver, Colorado's west side. He details his family's early ventures into the bakery business and the establishment of Star Bread Co., previously Star Bakery. He also discusses his time in the U.S. Army during World War II, and describes his memories of the 1913 Denver snowstorm and the 100-year flood of 1965. Sam Boscoe was born in Denver in 1905. His father was Jacob Boscoe (European name was Boscowitz), the founder of Star...

Star Bakery and Boscoe Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B252
Overview Star Bakery was founded by East European immigrants Eva and Jacob Boscowitz (Boscoe) in 1907 at 2744 West Colfax Avenue, under the Colfax viaduct. The bakery was first in a 28 by 75 foot building that served as the bakery, office, and as the Boscoe home. The bakery grew to a modernized complex that filled almost the entire block. Early bakery products were distributed in a horse drawn wagon and neighborhood women kept their cholent (type of Sabbath stew) in the bakery overns for the Sabbath...