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Liquor Stores

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Adolf Goldhammer Wholesale Wines and Liquors Jug

 Collection
Identifier: B386
Abstract Adolf Goldhammer was born 1847 in Hungary and immigrated to Denver, Colorado in 1885 with his wife Betta and sons Abe and Jacob. He operated a liquor store and saloon hall that was often used as a meeting place for the Jewish community to hold meetings, plays and other cultural events. Collection consists of one stoneware whiskey jug from Adolf Goldhammer Wholesale Wines and Liquors. Painted in blue on front: "Adolf Goldhammer Wholesale Wines and Liquors 2633 W. Colfax Ave. Phone Main 7761 - -...
Dates: circa 1900

Dewey Liquor Co., 1910

 File
Identifier: B112.03.0001.0006
Abstract File contains one business letterhead or flyer for The Dewey Liquor Company, with a handwritten note on the reverse side. The flyer is on pink paper and advertises "Dewey Whiskey", "Most Complete Stock in the West", among other information.
Dates: 1910

Digitized Photographs, 1936-2005

 Series
Identifier: B390.02
Abstract (58) photographs including ones from the 1936 store, the opening of the 1948 store and when the store closed in 2005.
Dates: 1936-2005

Exterior of C.M. Schayer Store, between 1880-1890

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0009.00093
Abstract Exterior of the C.M. Schayer Store owned by Charles M. Schayer, with a sign posted at the top of the building. Eight unidentified men and children stand in front and on a balcony. The store was located at 409 Blake Street in Denver, Colorado. Schayer arrived in Denver by covered wagon in 1865.
Dates: between 1880-1890

Exterior of C.M. Schayer Store, between 1880-1890

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0001.00008
Abstract Exterior of the C.M. Schayer Store owned by Charles M. Schayer, with a sign posted at the top of the building. Eight unidentified men and children stand in front and on a balcony. The store was located at 409 Blake Street in Denver, Colorado. Schayer arrived in Denver by covered wagon in 1865.
Dates: between 1880-1890

Harry and Morris Hoffman Standing Inside Hoffman Liquor Store, circa 1955

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0001.00042
Abstract Harry Hoffman and his father, Morris, pictured in the 1950s, stand next to a display at Denver's landmark Hoffman Liquor Store. The liquor establishment was founded in 1937.
Dates: circa 1955

Harry Hoffman, 1994

 File
Identifier: B111.05.0005.0013
Abstract The son of Russian immigrants Fanny and Morris Hoffman, Harry helped out in his parents' grocery store, sold newspapers, and left school at age 14 to work full time in the family businesses (groceries and clothing). He married Lillian Butler in 1935. Later, Lillan founded the Colorado Committee of Concern for Soviety Jewry. Self-taught and well-read, Hoffman learned all about liquor and wine as he opened a liquor business in 1937. Four years later, Harry Hoffman Liquors was the leading liquor...
Dates: 1994

Tobin's Pharmacy Digitized Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B390
Abstract Tobin's was founded in 1936 by Lou Tobin and run as an independent drug store by the family until 2005. In 1969, Howard Zeppelin purchased Tobin's Drug Store from his father-in-law. Digital collection of photographs of store and family, clippings, images of medicine bottles, and a prescription notebook from Tobin's Pharmacy, later Tobin's Drugs and Liquors.
Dates: 1900-2005

Whiskey Jug, circa 1900

 Item
Identifier: B386.01.0001.00001
Abstract Stoneware whiskey jug from Adolf Goldhammer Wholesale Wines and Liquors. Painted in blue on front: "Adolf Goldhammer Wholesale Wines and Liquors 2633 W. Colfax Ave. Phone Main 7761 - - Denver, Colo."
Dates: circa 1900