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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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Star Bakery and Boscoe Family Papers

Identifier: B252
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...
Dates: 1956-1968