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Levy, Hannah, 1905-1984

 Person

Hannah Levy was born in Haigerloch, Germany May 19, 1905. She came to the United States in 1926 at the age of 20. She died in Denver in December 1984. Married to Edward Levy.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

A Legacy of Caring : Early Colorado Jewish Women, 1860-1930, 2004

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00003
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish women from Colorado who help set up as well as work in charitable orgnazitions in Colorado. Written and directed by Jeanne Abrams for the 2004 RMJHS Dinner.
Dates: 2004

Bill Weil and Hannah Levy, between 1940-1960

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0052.00068
Overview Bill Weil and Hannah Levy pose together on a hill overlooking Florence, Italy. A bridal couple can be seen posing with their photographer in the background.
Dates: between 1940-1960

Box 1: Brown Leather Suitcase, between 1938-1993

 Item — Box: B097.03.0001
Identifier: B097.03.0001.00001
Overview A brown leather suitcase with two leather straps across the sides that buckle at the top. Two metal snaps are along the side of the top and a metal latch with a lock is featured in the middle. Originally belonged to Hannah Levy.
Dates: between 1938-1993

Box 6, 1938-1993

 File — Box: B097.04.0006
Identifier: B097.04.0006
Overview (7) file folders include: photographs of Fashion Bar buildings, events, logo images, employees, and Hannah and Jack Levy. Photos of trips to Hong Kong, Italy and Israel with Golda Meir. Also a photo with May D & F visible.
Dates: 1938-1993

Fashion Bar and Levy Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B097
Overview The Fashion Bar began as a hosiery shop established by Jack Levy in 1933 and managed by his sister Hannah Levy. Born in Haigerloch, Germany, both Hannah, Jack with their brother Edward, emigrated to America in the 1920s. Jack started as a traveling salesman and Hannah as a shop girl in Denver, Colorado working for Neusteter's Department Store, before opening their own store which evolved into the Fashion Bar Corporation. Despite the Great Depression, the enterprise flourished and within...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1938-1993; Coverage: 1900-1993

Hannah Levy as a Young Woman, between 1930-1939

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0039.00005
Overview Hannah Levy sits in an outdoor setting in the early 1930s. Hannah and brother Jack Levy are the founders of several women's clothing retail stores, in Colorado: the Hosiery Bar, Fashion Bar, and Hannah. She also became a leading Colorado philanthropist and helped support numerous community institutions, including the Rose Hospital and the University of Denver.
Dates: between 1930-1939

Levy Family Portrait, circa 1929

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0005.00023
Overview Bertha and Raphael Levy stand in the center, surrounded by their children. Jack and Hannah stand to Bertha's right, and Edward Levy is to Raphael's left. Kate and Ruth Levy are sitting in the grass. This photograph was taken in Denver, Colorado. Hannah and Jack Levy were the founders of the Fashion Bar retail women's clothing stores throughout Colorado.
Dates: circa 1929

Oral History Interview with Siblings Hannah and Jack Levy, 1983 October 18

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0005.00116
Overview "Siblings Jack and Hannah Levy discuss the Levy family history, how they started the retail store, Fashion Bar, and the development of their stores. They also talk about the fashion business. Siblings Hannah and Jack Levy were born in Haigerloch, Germany. Jack Levy immigrated to the United States arriving in Denver, Colorado in 1923 at the age of 14. Hannah Levy immigrated to the United States, arriving in New York in 1926 at the age of 20. She lived on her own in New York for nearly two years...
Dates: 1983 October 18

Wedding of Kate Levy Zigmond, 1939

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0052.00055
Overview The wedding party and guests pose outside at Kate Levy Zigmond's wedding. Seated left to right, Saling Simon, Miriam Simon, Lee Weil, Jeanette Weil, four unidentified individuals, Kate Levy Zigmond (bride), Rabbi Ziggy Zigmond (groom), Raphael Levy, Barbara Levy Goldberg, Bertha Levy, four unidentified individuals, and Jean Wohlgemuth Morris. Standing middle row left to right, Jack Levy holding Robert Levy, Joe Levy, Gisella Rosenthal, an unidentified man, Hannah Levy, Isidor "Hi" Hilb holding...
Dates: 1939