Meyer, Morris, 1871-1961
Helped run the Meyer's Stores with his brothers. They had stores in Greeley, Sterling, Ft. Collins and Rocky Ford.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Meyer family picnic in Greeley, Colorado. Several adults and children pose standing, kneeling, and sitting in front of a car. Identified individuals include Mike Davidson, Max Meyer, Willmore Meyer, Morris Meyer, Milton Meyer, Sam Meyer, Ellen Davidson, Anna Meyer, and Lazer Meyers.
Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in small communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.
Morris Meyer came to Colorado in the 1890s to cure his tuberculosis and founded the Golden Rule Dry Goods Store in Rocky Ford. At one time, there were seven flourishing Meyer Stores operating in Northern Colorado. Pictured here are the four Meyer brothers dressed in suits, ties, and bowler hats. From left to right: Charles (Greeley, Colorado), Morris (Rocky Ford, Colorado), Sam (Fort Collins, Colorado) and Max Meyer (Greeley, Colorado).