Levy, Jack H., 1908-1985
Jack Levy was born in Haigerloch, Germany, September 6, 1908. He came to the United States in 1923 and died in Denver in April 1985. With his sister Hannah, he started the chain of Fashion Bar Stores.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 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.
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
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
Overview Topics covered include family history in Denver (6 generations at time of interview), mechanical engineer but when no work during depression worked as a hosiery salesmen with Jack Levy; married Dorothy Schwayder (daughter of Jesse Schwayder, founder of Samsonite). Time on NJH board and joining the Community Chest, move from Tuberculosis focus to asthma, medicine, merging and expanding facilities.
Dates: 1978 October 23
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...