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Sigman family


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Sigman in Grocery Story, between 1900-1910

Identifier: B300.02.0001.0002.00001

Joseph Sigman and his daughter Sara Sigman Schonbrun are shown inside his grocery store on King and West Colfax, Denver, Colorado. Bread, canned and packaged are on the counters and stacked on shelves. Barrels, bagged and boxed potatoes, a carton of rice, and a stove-pipe heater are on the floor. Joseph Sigman was the father of Louis K. Sigman. This is a reprint of the original photograph.

Dates: between 1900-1910

Louis J. Sigman, 1931-1953

Identifier: B300.03
Scope and Contents

This series covers Louis K. Sigman and his company, the K. & B. Packing Company. There are newspaper clippings, a handwritten personal history, and a photograph of Louis K. Sigman.

Dates: 1931-1953

Photographs of Sigman and Related Families

Identifier: B441
Abstract Louis K. Sigman, the owner of K&G packing, the largest independent meat packing plant in Colorado, was the son of East European immigrants. Born in 1881 in New York, he moved to Denver as a young boy. Louis began his meat business with just one calf and went on to become a well-known philanthropist active in the founding of Rose Hospital and treasurer of the National Home for Jewish Children. Sigman made headlines when he gave away thousands of pounds of meat to indigent Denver residents...
Dates: 1890-1990

Sigman Family Scrapbooks and Photographs, 1900-1997

Identifier: B300.02
Scope and Contents

This series contains photographs and papers about the Sigman family and the K. and B. Packing Company in Denver, Colorado. Louis K. Sigman and his sons Sam and Morris Sigman distributed free meat from their company during the depression from 1931-1940. Most of the material consists of digital images that were scanned from two scrapbooks.

Dates: 1900-1997

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Archival Record 3
Collection 1
Denver (Colo.) 3
Beef packers 2
Depressions -- 1929 2
Jewish businesspeople 2
Jewish families 2