Isadore Solomon's Store (1876-1910)
- Existence: 1876-1910
Located in Solomonville, Arizona, Solomon's Store was a saloon and a bank run by I. E. Solomon and his wife Anna Freudenthal from 1876-1910. The store started as a charcoal business, after Anna's brother loaned them $2000 to get started. In 1878 the store became too big for the two to manage, and they started to hire additional help. It was around this time that the area was established as its own town, Solomonville.
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Scope and Contents I. E. (Isadore Elkan) Solomon was born on May 23, 1841 in Kruschwitz, Prussia and moved to Pennsylvania in 1858. He became a US citizen in 1865 and married Anna Freudenthal in 1872 after meeting her in Poland. They moved to Arizona with their three children in 1876, opening a store shortly afterward in the town that came to be known as Solomonville. The town grew, and the Solomon Commercial Company incorporated more and more items and industries, selling automobiles and opening a flour mill, a...