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Barbara A. Bloom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B409
Abstract Sam Bloom was born in Denver, Colorado in 1911. His parents were Pizer and Ida Strait Bloom. Pizer was born in Poland in 1885 and Ida was born in New York City in 1894. The couple opened Downing Coal and Feed store in Denver, Colorado. Sam Bloom married Lillian Gershowitz in 1937 at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver. They became the parents of three children: Alan Bloom, Barbara Bloom, and Marshall Bloom. Sam Bloom and his parents grew Downing's Hardware Store into the largest appliance store in...
Dates: 1915-2018

Mendelsberg and Tempelhof Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B325
Abstract Both Hil and Ida Hecht Tempelhof were natives of Constantine, Poland. They were married in Constantine in 1919. Hil Tempelhof began his long immigration journey while Ida remained with her parents in Poland. It was seven years before the couple was reunited in Juarez, Mexico. Hil Tempelhof went from Poland to Spain to South America. In Buenos Aries he became a much in demand tailor and designer of men’s suits. Evelyn, the eldest of the Tempelhof’s three daughters was born in Juarez, Mexico. The...
Dates: 1968-2015