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Topics covered family coming here for his grandfather’s health. Family came from Germany through Galveston or New Orleans in the mid-1800s. Family ran the Winter-Weiss company which manufactured trucks, trailers, and buses. Covers personal history and family history.
Sidney Israelski (1897-1986) is dressed in a suit and tie. He served in the United States Army during World War I and was drafted in 1942. He was at Fort Riley for a short time during World War II before he was released from the army to work in the defense industry at Winter-Weiss Company in Denver, Colorado. Sidney Israelski worked at Winter-Weiss until he retired. He died in Denver in 1986.
Sidney Israelski, wearing an army uniform, is standing in front of a building at Fort Riley, Kansas. Sidney Israelski served in the United States Army during World War I and was drafted in 1942. He was at Fort Riley for a short time during World War II before he was released from the army to work in the defense industry at Winter-Weiss in Denver, Colorado.
File contains information on the Winter Weiss Company from 1927-1985, including copies of several photographs, typed correspondence, two publications of "Portadrill" published by the Winter Weiss Co., and a 1985 issue of Colorado Heritage magazine, which includes information about the company.
Two women on an Indian motorcycle with a side car. One woman on the motorcycle the other atop a milk jug on the sidecar. The photo was taken at Madison Square Gardens in New York. Winter-Weiss, a Denver company, became a defense contractor during World War II.
Three women on a motorcycle with a decorated side car. One woman on the motorcycle, one atop a house on the sidecar, and the third popping out of the house's roof. The photo was taken at Madison Square Gardens in New York. Winter-Weiss, a Denver company, became a defense contractor during World War II.
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