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Goldstein Family Digitized Photographs

Identifier: B393


Moses-Isaac and Faye Rosenthal Goodstein arrived in Denver 1872 after fleeing from Russia Poland to London. Moses-Isaac Goodstein worked for his brother in law Philip Rosenthal in the Swansea Smelting Works and the Denver Rolling Mills. Abraham Grienetz escaped conscription into the Russian Army and moved to Denver. He married Faye Goodstein in 1910 and began a grocery store near the current location of Mile High Stadium. Joe Cohen came from New York’s Lower East side and married Masha in 1915. He started the Reliable Fruit Market on 20th and Arapahoe in Denver. His wife, Masha Rubin Cohen, was sixteen when her mother died and she brought her seven younger siblings to the United States from Korbin, Poland. Murph (Mordicai) Goldstein also came from New York’s Lower East side. He married Ida Grienitz in Denver in 1920 and in 1921 began a jewelry store and gift shop. After Murph Goldstein died, Ida Goldstein purchased the formula for Scott's Liquid Gold in 1951 as a business opportunity for her three young adult sons. Her son Jerry and his two brothers grew the business in their mother's garage. The business grew into Scott's Liquid Gold, the maker of a top selling wood care product and skin care and shampoo products. Jerry Goldstein married Ida Cohen and their son Mark became CEO of the company in 1993. The collection contains seven digitized photographs.


  • circa 1885-1970



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