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Bercu Family


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Bercu Gross Family Collection

Identifier: B356

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.

Dates: 1904-2015

Box 26, between 1917-1990

Identifier: B356.02.0026
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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.

Dates: between 1917-1990

Box 27, between 1940-2010

 File — Box B356.0027: Series B356.05 [Barcode: U186023251688]
Identifier: B356.05.0027
Scope and Contents

Contains three scrapbooks with photographs and travel souvenirs of the Mistachkin, Bercu, Gross and Horwitz families.

Dates: between 1940-2010

Box 48, 1929-2002

 File — Box B356.02.0048: Series B356.02 [Barcode: U186023246560]
Identifier: B356.02.0048
Scope and Contents

Contains scrapbook (1930s and 1940s); Harold (Bob) Bercu photograph and correspondence (circa 1945); Norman Mistachkin (1935); George Bercu photograph (circa 1925); pencil drawing of Dorothy Bercu (2002) and George Bercu Masonic documents (1929).

Dates: 1929-2002

Cookbook, circa 2000

Identifier: B356.05.0026.0010
Scope and Contents

Contains "Generations of Recipes" cookbook created by Valerie Gross Schreiber. The cookbook has recipes from memebers of the extended Bercu and Gross families and also photographs.

Dates: circa 2000

Extended Family, circa 2000

Identifier: B356.05.0026.0029
Scope and Contents

Folder contains pages from a magnetice photograph album with photographs of extended family.

Dates: circa 2000

Extended Family, circa 2000

Identifier: B356.05.0026.0030
Scope and Contents

Pages from photograph album of the extended families of Norman and Dorothy Bercu Gross.

Dates: circa 2000

Family Tree Chart, circa 2000

Identifier: B356.05.0026.0001
Scope and Contents

Contains family tree chart of the Bercu and Gross extended families. The chart does not contain dates.

Dates: circa 2000

Spanish Dancer, between 1925-1932

Identifier: B356.01.0003.0013.00001

Dancer (possibly Dorothy Bercu) in a male Spanish Dance costume. Dorothy and Harryette Bercu performed on the Vaudeville circuit in the 1920s and 1930s.

Dates: between 1925-1932

Additional filters:

Archival Object 8
Collection 1
Jewish families 8
Photographs 7
Social life and customs 3
Albums (Books) 2
Vaudeville 2