Boscoe, Samuel A., 1905-1991
Family history recitation (Interviewee's father: Jacob Boscoe, formerly Jacob Boscowitz, founder of Star Bread Co. in Denver, later taken over by interviewee and his brother)
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Overview Star Bakery was founded by East European immigrants Eva and Jacob Boscowitz (Boscoe) in 1907 at 2744 West Colfax Avenue, under the Colfax viaduct. The bakery was first in a 28 by 75 foot building that served as the bakery, office, and as the Boscoe home. The bakery grew to a modernized complex that filled almost the entire block. Early bakery products were distributed in a horse drawn wagon and neighborhood women kept their cholent (type of Sabbath stew) in the bakery overns for the Sabbath...