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Guldman, Leopold Henry, 1852-1936

 Person

Leopold H. Guldman was an early Jewish businessman in Colorado. After opening Golden Eagle Dry Goods stores in Leadville and Cripple Creek, he moved to Denver in 1879 and opened the third and most successful Golden Eagle store. He was one of the founders of Beth Israel Hospital, Temple Emanuel, and National Jewish Hospital. He also founded the Guldman Community Center in 1934 on West Colfax in Denver, which later became part of the Denver Jewish Community Center. He was born December 18, 1852 and died in Denver in 1936. He was proprietor of the Golden Eagle Dry Goods Store

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Beck Archives Microfilm and Microforms Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B117
Overview The Rocky Mountain News microfilmed records and recived some microfilms from other organizations. Collection contains microfilmed copies of the following publications and organizations: the Intermountain Jewish News, records from the Jewish community in Colorado Springs, a William S. Friedman Scrapbook, the Rose Hill Cemetery Association, the Denver Jewish Outlook, the American Israelite, the American Jewish Archives Files,, the I.M. Beck Microfilming Project of Colorado Jewish History, B'nai...

Bloomfield Park Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: B130
Overview Sam Bloomfield had a fish market in Bloomfield Park (now Rude Park) that catered to the Orthodox Jews in the West Colfax area. In the early 1920s, philanthropists Isadore Rude, Leopold Guldman, and Mary Reed bought the land and deeded it to the City and County of Denver. The collection contains a scrapbook with articles about a Mesa county scandel involving murder and fish, Sam Bloomfield and his fish market, the West Side neighborhood, and various groups that met at the Park. The scrapbook...

Box 1, 1937-1953

 File — Box: B156.01.0001
Identifier: B156.02.0001
Overview Collection contains correspondence from Germany of Ludwig Beckhart, the Feldner family, the Kasper Family, the Neubauer family, the Rosenbaum family, the Salomon family, the Schiff family, the Spier family, the Stark family, the Wolff family, and the Zacharias family. The families were trying to get assistance to get out of Germany from the estate of Leopold H. Guldman, who was a wealthy businessman in Denver, his widow Bertha Guldman, and their son-in-law Jacob L. Wolff. Wolff and his...

Collection on Guldman Family and Golden Eagle Dry Goods

 Collection
Identifier: B294
Overview Leopold H. Guldman was born in Harburg, Bavaria in 1853 and immigrated to the United States in 1870. He was one of Colorado's leading merchants and philanthropists. Guldman came to the Colorado mountains in search of silver, but found it more profitable to open the Golden Eagle clothing stores in Leadville and Cripple Creek. In 1879, Guldman moved to Denver and opened his third and most successful Golden Eagle enterprise, which for many years was Denver's leading popular-price department...

Glass-Beaded Drawstring Purse, circa 1925

 Item
Identifier: B294.02.0002.00002
Overview This blue glass-beaded purse on blue cloth with drawstring and beaded tassel at the bottom, was sold at Leopold Guldman's Golden Eagle Dry Goods store in Denver, Colorado. There is still a tag from the Golden Eagle Dry Goods store attached to the purse. Leopold Guldman opened the Denver Golden Eagle Dry Goods store in 1879 on Sixteenth Avenue and Lawrence Street in downtown Denver and was the first merchant to locate a large store on Sixteenth. The purse was made in Czechoslovakia in the 1920s...

Going Out of Business Sale at the Golden Eagle, 1941

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0001.00011
Overview The final day of the Denver Golden Eagle's Going Out of Business Sale. A large crowd of people stand in the street and the Denver Police Department is on hand to maintain the crowd. Leopold H. Guldman was the founder of the Golden Eagle store.

Golden Eagle Good Luck Token, 1935

 Item
Identifier: B294.02.0002.00001
Overview Golden Eagle Dry Goods store tokens were given out to customers of the Golden Eagle Dry Goods Company in the 1930s. Leopold Guldman opened the Denver Golden Eagle Dry Goods store in 1879 on 16th and Lawrence streets. This store token has a Lincoln penny (1935) mounted in a tin circle inscribed with a horseshoe and four-leaf clover. In raised lettering with the horseshoe is inscribed "Keep me and you will have good luck." On the reverse of the tin circle is inscribed in raised lettering "Golden...

Guldman Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: B156
Overview Collection contains correspondence from Germany of Ludwig Beckhart, the Feldner family, the Kasper Family, the Neubauer family, the Rosenbaum family, the Salomon family, the Schiff family, the Spier family, the Stark family, the Wolff family, and the Zacharias family. The families were trying to get assistance to get out of Germany from the estate of Leopold H. Guldman, who was a wealthy businessman in Denver, his widow Bertha Guldman, and their son-in-law Jacob L. Wolff. Wolff and his...

Jewish Community Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: B179
Overview The Jewish Community Center originated in 1922 as part of a nationwide movement to provide cultural and athlectic activities to local Jewish communities. The Center operated in various locations until a new location was opened at East Alameda and Dahlia. In 1995, after extensive renovation, the Center was dedicated as the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center. Collection contains programs, publications, events, ephemera, architectural plans and administrative papers from the Jewish Community...

L. H. Guldman, circa 1931

 File
Identifier: B063.08.0029.0002
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials intentionally assembled by the Ira M. and Peryle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives of Jews in the Rocky Mountain region. The bulk of the photographs are from or related to various towns in Colorado, but the collection also contains photographs from other states in the western United States.