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Robinson Family Papers

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Identifier: B289
Overview Louis Robinson came from Eastern Europe with his wife Etta and their children in the 1890s. He founded the Climax Dairy in the 1895 in Denver, Colorado. He also donated land and was on the Board of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. His sons Hyman and Morris took over the dairy and Hyman married Etta Miller. Etta Robinson died in 1900 when their son Samuel was born. After the depression World War II, Sam Robinson started the Robinson Dairy. Sam Robison and his wife Helen Stone had two...
Dates: 1910-2012

Roth and Ambrose Family Papers

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Identifier: B348
Overview Henry Roth moved to Pueblo, Colorado around 1896 with his wife Rose Schon Roth. Henry Roth joined the Pueblo Police Department and carried badge No. 29. Hannah Roth, the daughter of Henry and Rose Roth, was born on Hester Street in New York and was young when the family moved to Pueblo. Hannah Roth married itinerant Hungarian cowboy Adolph Hausman and the couple moved to a lumber camp in British Columbia, where their first child Harriett was born in 1913. After a year in Canada, the family...
Dates: between 1890-1976

Schayer Family Papers

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Identifier: B239
Overview Milton M. Schayer was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1876 to German-Jewish parents and died in Denver in 1935. In 1920 he founded the Bankers Building and Loan Association, and served as its first president and treasurer. His son Charles Milton Schayer, born in 1913, married Faye Greenberg in 1941. Milton M. Schayer was active in many civic and religious organizations. He was director of the Denver Chamber of Commerce, which designated him Denver’s “most valuable citizen” in 1925. He...
Dates: 1879-2009

Shoenberg Farms Material Culture and Photographs

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Identifier: B243
Overview In 1911, Oscar and Anne Morrison sold a parcel of land in Jefferson County to New Yorker Louis D. Shoenberg. He had red brick buildings built, with plans to donate to the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (NJH) as a memorial to his son who had died of tuberculosis. In 1912, the Dudley C. Shoenberg Memorial Farm was donated to Denver’s National Jewish Hospital. NJH opened in 1900 to treat tuberculosis patients. Louis Shoenberg began in the clothing business in boom town Leadville,...
Dates: 1900-2004

Shwayder Family Papers and Samsonite Corporation Records

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Identifier: B245
Overview The Shwayder family of Denver, Colorado, is best known for the luggage company Samsonite Corporation, which the family founded and operated. Isaac and Rachel Shwayder had migrated from Manchester, England to Colorado in 1881 and eventually settled in Denver. In 1910 their son, Jesse Shwayder, opened a small luggage factory in Denver with his father along with his brothers Mark, Maurice, Benjamin, and Solomon Shwayder. The company started as Shwayder Trunk Manufacturing Company, was later...
Dates: 1896-2002

Siegel Energy Company and Siegel Family Papers

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Identifier: B370
Overview The collection contains photographs, records, and news clippings of the Siegel Energy Company and the Siegel family. Ben Siegel founded the Siegel Oil Company in 1927 when he opened a small filling station at Bayaud and Santa Fe in Denver, Colorado. Ben Siegel was later joined by his sons Arnold and Larry Siegel. Siegel Energy Company is now managed by a third-generation of the Siegel family.. The collection gives the history of a Jewish owned family business.
Dates: 1934-2012

Squire Shop Garment Bag

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Identifier: B378
Overview The Squire Shop in Cherry Creek was started by Harold and Frayde Sobel Leventhal in 1954. The shop later was incorporated as the Young Squire Shop, Inc. in December 1962 by Harold Levenhal, Frayde Leventhal, and Dean Italiano. The shop primarily sold men's and boys' clothing. Harold and Frayde's son Steven Richard Leventhal later became became manager. The Squire Shop closed in January 1998 and the building was leased to Rochester's Big and Tall Clothing based in San Francisco. The black...
Dates: circa 1970

Ted and Jessie Shwayder Harsham Photograph Collection

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Identifier: B101
Overview Jessie Shwayder Harsham (named after her grandfather) is a descendant of the Shwayder family, one of the first Jewish families to settle in Colorado. Her husband, Ted E. Harsham, digitized many of the extended family photographs. The first member of the extended family, Abraham Rittmaster, arrived in Colorado in the early 1860s and encouraged other family members, including the Rachofskys, Kobeys, and Shwayders to join him in his successful dry goods enterprise in Central City, Colorado. Some...
Dates: 1880-2006

Tobin's Pharmacy Digitized Collection

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Identifier: B390
Overview Tobin's was founded in 1936 by Lou Tobin and run as an independent drug store by the family until 2005. In 1969, Howard Zeppelin purchased Tobin's Drug Store from his father-in-law. Digital collection of photographs of store and family, clippings, images of medicine bottles, and a prescription notebook from Tobin's Pharmacy, later Tobin's Drugs and Liquors.
Dates: 1900-2005

Wagman Auto Supply Records

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Identifier: B270
Overview Abner Wagman, who lived at 295 S. Williams, was the manager of the Wagman Auto Supply Company located at 1606 Welton. Collection contains one bound ledger of financial information related to Wagman Auto Supply from 1915-1919.
Dates: 1915-1919

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Independent Order of B'nai B'rith. Denver Lodge No. 171 (Denver, Colo.) 2
Kobey, Miriam Rachofsky, 1840-1921 2
Perlmutter, Jordon 2
Shwayder Family 2
Shwayder, Isaac, 1855-1916 2
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Shwayder, Rachel Leah Kobey, 1858-1938 2
University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies. Ira M. Beck Memorial Collection of Rocky Mountain Jewish History 2
A. D. Radinsky and Sons, Inc. 1
Adolf Goldhammer Wholesale Wines and Liquors 1
Aguilar, Grace, 1816-1847 1
Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado 1
Ambrose, Arlen 1
Ambrose, Aubrey, 1910-1996 1
Ambrose, Harriett Hausman, 1913-2013 1
Ambrus, Mendel Emanuel Epstein 1
American Legion. Department of Colorado 1
Appel family 1
Appel, David E. 1
Appel, Elaine Monderer 1
Appel, Jacob S. 1
Appel, Max 1
Appel, Rose Spiesberger, 1881-1943 1
Appel, Simon 1
Appel, Walter Michael, Sr., 1879-1961 1
Beck, Ira M., 1922-1975 1
Beck, Peryle Hayutin, 1915-2006 1
Ben Wisebart, Wide Awake Clothiers 1
Bernstein family 1
Bernstein, Dubby Perlmutter, 1915-2007 1
Bernstein, Heloise H. (Davis), 1891-1961 1
Bernstein, Leonard Joseph, 1916-2012 1
Bernstein, Samuel J., 1889-1966 1
Berry, Hannah Shwayder, 1895-1986 1
Beth Israel Congregation (Greeley, Colo.) 1
Bloom, Barbara A. 1
Bloom, Ida Strait, 1894-1987 1
Bloom, Pizer, 1885-1962 1
Bloom, Sam S, 1911-1990 1
Blumberg, Anne, 1913-1974 1
Blumberg, Benjamin M., 1911-1978 1
Canteen Company of Colorado 1
Chappell, Joseph L., 1903-1992 1
Cohen, Joe 1
Cohen, Simon Abraham, 1791-1871 1
Frankel, Henry 1
Frankel, Henry Jr. 1
Fried family 1
Fried's Art and Gift Shop (Denver, Colo.) 1
Fried's Picture Frame Factory (Denver, Colo.) 1
Fried, Bela, 1860-1900 1
Fried, Eugene, 1872-1942 1
Fried, Kate, 1863-1954 1
Fried, Mary, 1896-1965 1
Fried, Sally, 1897-1994 1
Friedenthal, Hattie Schayer, 1867-1922 1
Gass, Alan Golin 1
Gass, Joseph, 1870-1943 1
General Rose Memorial Hospital 1
Ginsberg, Max, 1869-1933 1
Goldhammer, Adolph (Adolf), 1847-? 1
Goldstein, Ida Greinitz 1
Goldstein, Jerry 1
Goldstein, Mark 1
Goldstein, Murph (Mordecai) 1
Golin, May Margaret 1
Goodstein, Moses Isaac 1
Green's Dry Goods Store (Antonito, Colo.) 1
Greinitz, Abraham, 1867 or 1868- 1
Greintz, Toba 1
Grossman, Abraham 1
Grossman, Adeline 1
Grossman, Sydney Harold, 1908-1981 1
Guaranty Bank and Trust Company (1955-2017) 1
Harry Pells Insurance Agency 1
Harsham, Ted E. 1
Hayutin, Anna Ginsberg, 1893-1973 1
Hayutin, Arnold (Arnie), 1936-2015 1
Hebrew Educational Alliance (Denver, Colo.) 1
I. Rothschild Produce Company 1
Intermountain Jewish News 1
Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.) 1
Judd, Nina 1
Kadish , Harry , 1818-1926 1
Katz, Moses M., 1899-after 1982 1
Kesselman, Fern (Bloom), 1913-2002 1
Kleiner, Bertha Fried, 1894-1977 1
Kobey family 1
Kobey, Abraham, d. 1921 1
Leventhal, Frayde Sobel, 1923-2010 1
Leventhal, Harold, 1922-2013 1
Masarky, Bobbe (Bobetta Jane Oberfelder), 1916-1981 1
May Department Stores Company 1
Mears, Otto, 1840-1931 1
Michael, Stella Anfenger, 1877-1948 1
Miller, Micky (Myron Miller) 1
National Jewish Hospital and Research Center (U.S.) 1
Neusteter, Max D., 1874-1925 1
Neusteter, Myron 1
Oberfelder, Arthur M., 1890 or 1891-1954 1
Oberfelder, Hazel, 1895-1978 1
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