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Jewish merchants

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 135 Collections and/or Records:

Julius Basinski, 1963

Identifier: B111.01.0001.0022
Abstract Julius Basinski authorted 22 pages of reminisences about his life as a merchant in the Montana mining fields. Born in 1844 in Germany, Basinski emigrated in 1866 and dealt in cigars, candy, butter, eggs, calico, and other provisions in various Montana communities, iincluding Helena, Bozeman, and Miles City in the Yellowstone Valley. He sold goods to the U.S. Army, was one of the first book dealers in Miles City, raised sheep, had a banking career, and was noted for his honesty. He later...
Dates: 1963

Kobey Shoe and Clothing Co., circa 1918

Identifier: B100.03.0001.0003.00014

The interior of the Kobey Shoe and Clothing Company store in Aspen, Colorado. Five employees pose behind counters; from left to right are Henrietta (Hetty) Reiss Kobey, Mark Kobey, Albert L. Kobey, Homer Van Loon, and John Parsons. Stacks of boxes and glass cases holding sales goods can be seen in the long interior shot.

Dates: circa 1918

Kobey Shoe & Clothing Store Exterior, circa 1900

Identifier: B100.03.0001.0003.00017

Exterior view of the two story brick Kobey Shoe & Clothing Co. store in Aspen, Colorado. Two boys stand outside in the entranceway. A sign at the top of the building reads ''MEN'S & BOYS OUTFITTERS.'' Another sign reads ''The KOBEY SHOE & CLOTHING CO.'' and a sign on the awning reads ''THE HOME OF THE BEST MADE WEARING APPA[REL]'' Clothing and other sales goods can be seen in the window displays.

Dates: circa 1900

Label Ginsburg Standing in His Ginsburg's Grocery Store, circa 1925

Identifier: B063.01.0001.00040

Label Ginsburg is standing in front of Ginsburg's grocery counter wearing a suit and bowler hat. Canned and dry goods are displayed on the shelves as well as a large sign for Hills Brothers Coffee. The store was located at 1401 Grove St., Denver, Colorado in Denver's Westside Colfax Jewish community. When a sign painter made a mistake and spelled the Ginsberg surname with a "u" instead of an "e," Label changed the family name to Ginsburg.

Dates: circa 1925

Leopold H. Guldman and Golden Eagle Dry Goods Company Records

Identifier: B092

Leopold H. Guldman was born in Harburg, Bavaria in 1853 and immigrated to the United States in 1870. Guldman opened the successful chain of Golden Eagle clothing stores in Leadville, Cripple Creek and Denver. He was one of Colorado's leading merchants and philanthropists. The collection consists largely of business records including correspondence, ledgers, journals, and financial papers related to the Golden Eagle stores.

Dates: 1800-1980; 1879-1941

Levy Family Portrait, circa 1929

Identifier: B063.05.0005.00023

Bertha and Raphael Levy stand in the center, surrounded by their children. Jack and Hannah stand to Bertha's right, and Edward Levy is to Raphael's left. Kate and Ruth Levy are sitting in the grass. This photograph was taken in Denver, Colorado. Hannah and Jack Levy were the founders of the Fashion Bar retail women's clothing stores throughout Colorado.

Dates: circa 1929

Loading Docks at Star Bakery, 1982 June 27

Identifier: B063.01.0017.00031

Exterior of Denver Colorado's Star Bakery's loading docks.

Dates: 1982 June 27

Manager and Louis Isaacs of Isaacs' Hardware Store in Leadville, circa 1914

Identifier: B063.01.0001.00020

Mike Philips, the manager of Hyman Isaacs' Hardware store poses for a photograph with Louis Isaacs, Leadville, Colorado.

Dates: circa 1914

Marchick Store, between 1910-1920

Identifier: B063.01.0001.00054
Abstract Store owner Sam Marchick, left, his son in center, and an unidentified man and woman at right, in Marchick's Cheyenne, Wyoming store. A sign in back of large trunk reads "Shoe sale - pick em out." Another sign that is displayed between the two Marchick men, states, "Sale on pants." Samuel Marchick and his wife, Lillie (Rice), were born in Ostrovo, Poland. Sam Marchick came to the United States in 1904 and sent for his wife and children: Joseph, Benjamin, Jacob, Mary, Arline and Faye. The...
Dates: between 1910-1920

Marchick Store, c.1915

Identifier: B359.01.00002

Store owner Sam Marchick on the left, with his son, Ben, in the center, and an unidentified man and woman at right, in Marchick's Cheyenne, Wyoming store.

Dates: c.1915