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Bloom, Pizer, 1885-1962

 Person

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Barbara A. Bloom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B409
Abstract Sam Bloom was born in Denver, Colorado in 1911. His parents were Pizer and Ida Strait Bloom. Pizer was born in Poland in 1885 and Ida was born in New York City in 1894. The couple opened Downing Coal and Feed store in Denver, Colorado. Sam Bloom married Lillian Gershowitz in 1937 at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver. They became the parents of three children: Alan Bloom, Barbara Bloom, and Marshall Bloom. Sam Bloom and his parents grew Downing's Hardware Store into the largest appliance store in...
Dates: 1915-2018

Box 1 (Book), 2018

 File — Box: B409.01.0001
Identifier: B409.01.0001
Abstract Barbara A. Bloom wrote a memoir "Ephemeral Blooms: A Memoir with Colorado Roots," which was published in 2018. In the memoir, Barbara Bloom writes about herself and also about her family, including her father and Bloom grandparents and various stores they owned on Downing Street in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 2018

Digital Images, 1915-1960

 Series
Identifier: B409.02
Abstract Contains five digitized jpg images of photographs of the Bloom family and their stores on Downing street.
Dates: 1915-1960

Downing's Hardware Store Interior, 1927

 Item
Identifier: B409.02.00002
Abstract Interior of the Downing's Hardware store on Downing Street. Standing in the store left to right: Ida Bloom, Pizer Bloom, unidentified employee, Sam Bloom, and Fern Bloom. Pictured are paints and Celsior paint samples on shelves at the right of the image, a ladder, roll of packaging paper, different sizes of wire, scale with a scoop, watering can, and shelves filled with unkown same size materials. Sam Bloom was born in Denver, Colorado in 1911. His parents were Pizer and Ida Strait Bloom. Pizer...
Dates: 1927

Ida Bloom at Downings Coal and Feed, 1915

 Item
Identifier: B409.02.00001
Abstract Digitized copy of photograph of Ida Bloom with bales of hay at Downing Coal and Feed Store on 2800 Downing street. In the storage room there is a ladder, a barrel, a large scale, cubby hole shelving, and filled burlap bags. Sam Bloom was born in Denver, Colorado in 1911. His parents were Pizer and Ida Strait Bloom. Pizer was born in Poland in 1885 and Ida was born in New York City in 1894. The couple opened Downing Coal and Feed store in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1915