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Jewish merchants

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 135 Collections and/or Records:

Schachet Mercantile Company, circa 1978

Identifier: B063.01.0009.00009
Abstract Exterior view of the Schachet Mercantile Company on West Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado. The building was originally built as a saloon in 1896, rented by Eli Schachet and his sons in 1918 and served as the headquarters for their meat and fish store until it closed in 1981. Schachet came to Denver for his health and served the Jewish West Colfax neighborhood for many years as a ''schochet'' (ritual slaughterer for kosher meat). With his sons, he expanded his business to include smoked fish...
Dates: circa 1978

Schayer Family Papers

Identifier: B239
Abstract 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

Two Men with Pelts, between 1916-1922

Identifier: B356.02.0005.0004.00006

George Bercu and another man are standing behind a large pile of pelts. Additional pelts are hanging from the ceiling. The unidentified man has a briefcase and a hat. Genorge Bercu is standing directly behind the pils of pelts. George Bercu founded the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming.

Dates: between 1916-1922

Various Exteriors of the Central Electric Supply Company's Buildings, after 1953

Identifier: B063.01.0001.00003

Various buildings occupied by The Central Electric Supply Company through its first fifty years from before 1934 to after 1953. Sam Beck founded the Central Electric Supply Co. and was elected chairman. Ira M. Beck succeeded his father as the president of the company in 1969.

Dates: after 1953

Wagon With Bundles, between 1916-1922

Identifier: B356.02.0005.0004.00003

Three men stand in front of a wagon with large bundles of hides or fur. One man is sitting on the bundles in the wagon. George D. Bercu founded the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming.

Dates: between 1916-1922