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Booksellers and bookselling

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Shapiro Hebrew Book Store

Identifier: B324

Joseph Shapiro owned the Shapiro Hebrew Book Store at 3188 W. Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado. The collection contains three copies of "Passover" by Dr. A. Th. Phillips. The books are each stamped: "Joseph Shapiro Hebrew book Store, 3188 W. Colfax Ave.-Al. 5840 Denver 4, Colorado."

Dates: Other: 1912

Oral History Interview with John Lake, 1986

Identifier: M054.01.0002.00004

John Lake explains that he wanted to start a bookstore in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, so he purchased the Varsity Eight Ball Club, a pool hall, in 1977. He discusses transforming the business into the Bloomsbury Bookstore over a four year period and he also talks about the types of books that were popular at the store. Lake also discusses the University of Denver's influence on businesses and the University Park neighborhood.

Dates: 1986

Oral History Interview with Mrs. Mary Noonan, 1986

Identifier: M054.01.0002.00008

Mrs. Noonan discusses changes that have taken place in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, since her move to the area in 1940 including housing development and transportation services. Noonan mentions that her children, a boy and a girl, attended University Park Elementary School and that she was active in the University Park Parent Teacher Association, serving as the secretary and the president of the association.

Dates: 1986

Organizations - WLA Book Sale 1980 negatives, 1982

Identifier: U201.01.0093.0006

Black and white negatives from the 1982 WLA Book Sale at the University of Denver.

Dates: 1982