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May, David

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

From Peddlers to Merchant Princes: Early Colorado Jewish Entrepreneurs, 2006

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00005
Overview Jews played a central role in the development of Colorado through their contributions to economic life and development. Denver's first mercantile store was opened by Jewish citizen Fred Salomon in 1859. Before long, stores run by Jewish merchants and their family members in search of work and wealth flourished on the main streets of most Colorado towns including, Denver, Central City, Leadville, Trinidad, and Fairplay. This film focuses on the lives of a number of early merchants, including...
Dates: 2006

The May Company/David May, 1952-1979

 File
Identifier: B112.03.0001.0011
Overview File contains a history/biography by M.A. student Byron Bronstein on ''The Gladiator of Low Prices: the Saga of David May in Early Colorado'' from Spring 1979. File also contains a "Special Edition of the Mayfare" entitled "The May Co. Celebrates Sevelty-Five Years of Progress. 1877 - 1952".

The May Company was founded by David May in 1877.
Dates: 1952-1979