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Coal trade

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Barbara A. Bloom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B409
Overview 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. Sam Bloom married Lillian Gershowitz in 1937 at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver. They became the parents of three children: Alan Bloom, Barbara Bloom, and Marshall Bloom. Sam Bloom and his parents grew Downing's Hardware Store into the largest appliance store in...
Dates: 1915-2018

Ida Bloom at Downings Coal and Feed, 1915

 Item
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