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Coal trade

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Harry Harris Coal and Wood Co.

Identifier: B112.06.0001.0027
Overview File contains one envelope with "Harry Harris Coal & Wood Co. 2121 16th St., Denver, COLO." printed on it in green, as well as "Wadge or Pinnacle Coal" with a logo picture.
Dates: 1918-2015

Ida Bloom at Downings Coal and Feed, 1915

Identifier: B409.02.00001
Overview Digitized copy of photograph of Ida Bloom with bales of hay at Downing Coal and Feed Store on 2800 Downing street. In the storage room there is a ladder, a barrel, a large scale, cubby hole shelving, and filled burlap bags. 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.
Dates: 1915

Oral History Interview with Ms. Elizabeth McBride, 1986

Identifier: M054.01.0002.00005
Overview Elizabeth McBride talks about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, when she lived in the neighborhood from 1939 to 1942. She discusses businesses in the area, local transportation, and hearing airplanes on training flights based at Lowry Air Force Base, Colorado. She also talks about her husband's coal business including the cost of heating a home during the winter and how she and her husband delivered coal to their neighbors.
Dates: 1986

Yard of Downing Coal Company, circa 1935

Identifier: B409.02.00005
Overview Building and yard of Downing's with three people in front: from left to right are Carl Harrison, Ken Trujillo, and Sam Bloom. On left of the photographs is a truck with bags of feed and on the right of the photograph there are three Downing coal trucks with one loaded with coal. There are large stacks of log in back of the buildin. Signs on and around the building include "Coal Feed and Ice," "Poultry Supplies," "Purina Chows, Checkerboard bags," "Horses Cows, Poultry, Hogs," and "Producer...
Dates: circa 1935