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Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool Company

 Organization

The Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool Company was located in Douglas Wyoming

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Articles, Ads and Biographical Information, 1917-2015

 File
Identifier: B356.02.0005.0002
Overview The file contains newspaper articles and ads for the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House. It also has biographical information on George D. Bercu and the Mistachkins and an obituary for Dorothy Bercu Gross. George Bercu married Olive Mistachkin, arranged probably through correspondence of the families.

Bercu Gross Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B356
Overview The material in the collection includes items, photographs, and papers related to Dorothy Bercu Gross and her husband Norman Gross, her extended family, and her Vaudeville career in the 1920s and 1930s. Her father owned the Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool Company in Douglas, Wyoming and Denver, Colorado. The collection spans from the late 1800s to 2015 and illustrates an extended Jewish family and vaudeville performers.

Box 26, between 1917-1990

 File
Identifier: B356.02.0026
Scope and Contents The collection includes papers, records, correspondence, photographs, photograph albums, scrapbooks, newspapers and newspaper clippings, framed photographs, documents, quilts and needlework, Vaudeville costumes and instruments, books, and record albums.

Chicago Hide Negatives, 1917-1919

 File
Identifier: B356.02.0026.0003
Scope and Contents Contains six copy neagatives and prints of the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House.

Documents, 1917-1918

 File
Identifier: B356.02.0005.0001
Overview Articles of Incorporation for the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House and a Stockholder'Special Meeting for the Chicago Furniture and Supply Company. Both companies were in Douglas, Wyoming, The officers and stockholders of the Chicago Hide company were George D. Bercu, Louis Bercu, Kathy Anthens, C.D. Zimmerman and S. D. Weller. The stockholders of the furniture company were George D. Bercu, I. S. Mistachkin and H. Mistachkin. The Mistachkins were brothers-in-law of George Bercu.

Exterior of Chicago Hide, between 1916-1922

 Item
Identifier: B356.02.0005.0004.00001
Overview The photograph shows part of the sign for the Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming. Large bundles of hides or fur are in front of the building. Three men and one woman are standing in front of a wagon piled high with large bundles and four men are standing by the entrance. George D. Bercu founded the Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming.

George Bercu with Furs, between 1916-1922

 Item
Identifier: B356.02.0005.0004.00005
Overview Matted photograph of George Bercu standing in the interior of the Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool House. There is a large rack of fur coats behind him. He is holding a pelt and is front of a mirror. There are a man's fur coat and a woman's coat on forms, a table with furs and pelts and other pelts in the room. George D. Bercu founded the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming.

Interior of Chicago Hide, between 1916-1922

 Item
Identifier: B356.02.0005.0004.00004
Overview Photograph on black matting of two men dressed in coverals are sitting at desks. One of the men is sitting in front of a typewritter. There are three bear hides in the room and also a free standing stove and a safe. George D. Bercu founded the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming.

Interior of Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool Company, circa 1917

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0009.00027
Overview Interior of Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool Company in Douglas, Wyoming. Two unidentified men are posing with various animal pelts and hides.

Interior of Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool Company with Two Unidentified Men, circa 1917

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0009.00028
Overview Interior of Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool Company in Douglas, Wyoming. Two unidentified men are seated at desks and there are various hides and pelts hanging on the walls.