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Frankel Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B149
Henry Franke (1861-1909) was born in Manchester, England, but settled in Chicago, Illinois. He married his wife Lulu Kline (1865-1932) in 1882, and the couple had three children: Louis, Suzy and Henry (Henny). In 1900, the family moved to Denver (Lulu's birthplace) for Henry's health. Henry and Lulu opened Frankel Staionary store in 1906, which under the guidence of Henry Frankel Jr. eventually became the Frankel Manufacturing Company. The company produced typewriter ribbons as its first product. Henry died in 1909, but the family business and legacy has continued in Denver. The collection contains (1) file folder containing anniversary pamphlet, newsclippings, certificate of marriage, family tree of Henry Kline, (3) Memoirs of H. G. Frankel, (2) copies of The Frankel Story.

Dates

  • 1961-1984

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet