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Gordon Sign Company (1904-2012)

 Organization

The Gordon Sign Company was founded by Harry A. Gordon in 1904. It is the oldest full-service sign company in the United States. Harry Abraham Gordon was born in Vilnius, Lithuania in 1878 and settled in Denver, Colorado shortly before he founded the Company. He married Ester Nisenbaum on June 4, 1911 in Denver. Harry Gordon died in Denver on March 1949. His two sons, Edward and Leonard Gordon took over the company in the 1940s and later started one of the largest neon sign companies in Colorado. The company was purchased by investors in 2012, but the Gordon Sign Company name was retained by the successor company.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Box 1, 2018

 File — Box: B421.01.0001
Identifier: B421.01.0001
Overview The Gordon Sign Company was founded by Harry A. Gordon in 1904. It is the oldest full-service sign company in the United States. Harry Abraham Gordon was born in Vilnius, Lithuania in 1878 and settled in Denver, Colorado shortly before he founded the Company. His two sons, Edward and Leonard Gordon took over the company in the 1940s and later started one of the largest neon sign companies in Colorado. The collection contains a book of photographs of Gordon neon signs, "Gordon Neon: A Family...
Dates: 2018

Gordon Neon

 Series
Identifier: B421.01

Gordon Sign Company, between 1910-1920

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0009.00062
Overview Interior view of the Gordon Sign Company with men and boys at work. Third from the left is Leo Gordon and man seated second from the right is Harry Gordon. The others are unidentified. Harry Gordon migrated from Lithuania to New York before settling in Denver.
Dates: between 1910-1920

Gordon Sign Company Records

 Collection — Box: B421.01.0001
Identifier: B421