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Rich Family and Denver Truck Sales Records

Identifier: B381


Eastern European Jewish immigrant Charles Rich (Shopsie Reich) began as a peddler and eventually started a business of buying and salvaging used automobiles called C. Rich Auto Parts. He helped pioneer the used automotive cars, trucks, and parts business in Denver. He and his wife Rebecca became the parents of 10 children. Their youngest son Ken Rich propelled the Denver Truck Sales to become one of the leading manufacturers and dealers of reconditioned used heavy specialty trucks in over 30 states in the western half of the country.


  • circa 2005



0.25 Linear Feet (half letter document box)

Scope and Contents

The records contain brochures of Denver Truck Sales and two photographs of trucks. The collection also contains the book "Rebecca's Riches," written about Rebeccah Rich by her daughter Ruth Rich.


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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428