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Jewish merchants

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 135 Collections and/or Records:

Fried's Gift Shop, between 1920-1930

Identifier: B063.01.0001.00051

Eugene Fried and Mary Fried stand in the Fried Gift Shop with unidentified women customers. Fried's Picture Frame Factory was the first framing store in Denver and later became an art and gift shop.

Dates: between 1920-1930

Fried's Gift Shop, circa 1940

Identifier: B063.01.0001.00053

Bertha Fried Kleiner and Mary Fried stand in Fried's Gift Shop. Fried's Picture Frame Factory was the first framing store in Denver and later became an art and gift shop.

Dates: circa 1940

George Bercu with Furs, between 1916-1922

Identifier: B356.02.0005.0004.00005

Matted photograph of George Bercu standing in the interior of the Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool House. There is a large rack of fur coats behind him. He is holding a pelt and is front of a mirror. There are a man's fur coat and a woman's coat on forms, a table with furs and pelts and other pelts in the room. George D. Bercu founded the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming.

Dates: between 1916-1922

Going Out of Business Sale at the Golden Eagle, 1941

Identifier: B063.01.0001.00011

The final day of the Denver Golden Eagle's Going Out of Business Sale. A large crowd of people stand in the street and the Denver Police Department is on hand to maintain the crowd. Leopold H. Guldman was the founder of the Golden Eagle store.

Dates: 1941

Golden Eagle Good Luck Token, 1935

Identifier: B294.02.0002.00001
Abstract Golden Eagle Dry Goods store tokens were given out to customers of the Golden Eagle Dry Goods Company in the 1930s. Leopold Guldman opened the Denver Golden Eagle Dry Goods store in 1879 on 16th and Lawrence streets. This store token has a Lincoln penny (1935) mounted in a tin circle inscribed with a horseshoe and four-leaf clover. In raised lettering with the horseshoe is inscribed "Keep me and you will have good luck." On the reverse of the tin circle is inscribed in raised lettering...
Dates: 1935

Guggenheim Family, 1910, 2011

Identifier: B111.04.0004.0016
Abstract Meyer Guggenheim (1828-?) came to Philadelphia from Lagnau, Switzerland when he was nine years old. Meyer married his wife Barbara and began working as a peddler, but soon left the streets and opened a store. The couple had eleven children. Guggenheim went west to Leadville, Colorado, in the late 1850s to take care of the A.Y. Mine, which he had received as payment from a buyer. After mining proved to be less profitable than he had expected, Meyer went into the business of smelting. With...
Dates: 1910, 2011

Harris Family Papers and Tin Cup Records

Identifier: B411
Abstract Solomon Hirsch and Hannah Levi Hirsch had six sons who immigrated to the United States and changed their last name to Harris. They were born in Fordom, Posen (Poland) and settled in New Jersey. Solomon Harris and his brother Eli went out west and settled in Virginia City, Colorado. The two brothers opened the Harris Bros. Beehive dry goods store by 1880 when Solomon became the town's treasurer. Because of confusion with Virginia City in Nevada and Montana, the town was reincorporated as Tin...
Dates: Other: circa 1875-1884

Henry Frank, circa 1900

Identifier: B111.03.0003.0018
Abstract Henry Frank (1836-1916) was born in Obbach, Bavaria, to Mayer and Caroline Frank. He left for the United States at the age of eighteen in 1854 and began as a peddler in New York. He moved to Cincinnatti to briefly work as an apprentice in the textile buisiness before moving to St. Joseph, Missouri in 1856 to work in a retail clothing business. Frank joined a party of people headed to the Colorado area in search of gold, but were unsuccessful and returned to St. Joesph. Frank fought in the...
Dates: circa 1900

Herman Fligelman, 1971-1974

Identifier: B111.03.0003.0017
Abstract Herman Fligelman (original name Yossel Burt) was born in Russia during the 1860s (exact date unknown) and fled to Berlad, Romania when he was five or six years old to escape conscription in the Czar's army. His parents presumably purchased a foreigner's passport for young Yossel, and he had to assume the passport holder's name, Herman Fligelman. When he was about seventeen (1882?), Herman left for America. He slowly brought his siblings to America, where they settled in Minneapolis,...
Dates: 1971-1974

Home of Abraham Jacobs, circa 1880

Identifier: B063.02.0029.0009.00001

View of the exterior of the Abraham and Frances Wisebart Jacobs home at 16th Ave. and Welton St., Denver, Colo. View shows surrounding fence, with neighborhood homes, trees and streetcar lines visible in the background. Abraham Jacobs was a clothing merchant, his wife Frances was impetus behind founding of National Jewish Hospital.

Dates: circa 1880