Siegel, Ben, 1900-1990
1932-1968 Siegel Oil was a distributor for Standard Oil. Ben's son Arnold joined the firm in 1946 and son Larry joined in 1957.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The series contains newspaper articles that pertain to the history of the Siegel Oil Company. Copies of issues of the West End Press in the 1930s contain advertisements for Silver Tire Company and Siegel Oil and an article discussing Larry Siegel's election to the Shalom Park Board of Trustees. Loose articles written by Larry Siegel are also included as is a framed article commemorating the 50th anniversary of Siegel Oil.
Overview The collection contains photographs, records, and news clippings of the Siegel Energy Company and the Siegel family. Ben Siegel founded the Siegel Oil Company in 1927 when he opened a small filling station at Bayaud and Santa Fe in Denver, Colorado. Ben Siegel was later joined by his sons Arnold and Larry Siegel. Siegel Energy Company is now managed by a third-generation of the Siegel family.. The collection gives the history of a Jewish owned family business.
Scope and Contents Contains DVDs created by Dr. Jeanne Abrams: A Grocery Store on Every Corner: Early Colorado Jewish Grocers; And Justice You Shall Pursue: Early Colorado Jewish Lawyers; A Legacy of Caring: Early Colorado Jewish Women 1860-1930 (2 copies); From Peddlers to Merchant Princes: Early Colorado Jewish Entrepreneurs; Blazing the Trail: An Early History of Denver's Jewish Community; Growing Up in Early Denver: The Lives of Jewish Children 1860-1940; At Home on the Range: Colorado Jewish Cowboys,...