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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

Yard of Downing Coal Company, circa 1935

 Item
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