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Oral History Interview with Siblings Hannah and Jack Levy, 1983 October 18

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0005.00116

Overview

"Siblings Jack and Hannah Levy discuss the Levy family history, how they started the retail store, Fashion Bar, and the development of their stores. They also talk about the fashion business. Siblings Hannah and Jack Levy were born in Haigerloch, Germany. Jack Levy immigrated to the United States arriving in Denver, Colorado in 1923 at the age of 14. Hannah Levy immigrated to the United States, arriving in New York in 1926 at the age of 20. She lived on her own in New York for nearly two years before joining her two brothers and an uncle in Denver. The Levys co-founded the Fashion Bar stores, a clothing store chain headquartered in Denver. "

Dates

  • 1983 October 18

Creator

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Items are predominantly in English, but recordings feature some Yiddish and Hebrew.

Rights and Usage Statement

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Extent

1 items (1 sound tape cassette)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: Series 1 consists of the recorded oral histories of individuals and, occasionally, groups of individuals representing Jewish organizations. Many of the interviewees are descendants of early Colorado Jewish pioneers or were Jewish newcomers to the state in the beginning of the 20th century. The interviews document Jewish history in Colorado in the 20th century.

General

Digitized other analog

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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