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Stores, Retail

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:

From Peddlers to Merchant Princes: Early Colorado Jewish Entrepreneurs, 2006

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00005
Abstract Jews played a central role in the development of Colorado through their contributions to economic life and development. Denver's first mercantile store was opened by Jewish citizen Fred Salomon in 1859. Before long, stores run by Jewish merchants and their family members in search of work and wealth flourished on the main streets of most Colorado towns including, Denver, Central City, Leadville, Trinidad, and Fairplay. This film focuses on the lives of a number of early merchants, including...
Dates: 2006

Gordon Sign Company, circa 1905

Identifier: B063.01.0009.00064
Abstract Three unidentified men stand in front of the Gordon Sign Company. Harry Gordon migrated from Lithuania to New York before settling in Denver, where he founded the Gordon Sign Company in 1904.
Dates: circa 1905

Grayson's Clothing Store, between 1950-1960

Identifier: B063.01.0009.00076
Abstract Exterior view of Grayson's Clothing Store and street view of downtown Denver.
Dates: between 1950-1960

Green's Dress Shops, 1937

Identifier: B112.03.0001.0012
Abstract File contains a small promotional calendar from Green's Dress Shops, located throughout Colorado. The calendar is about 3 inches by 4 inches, with removable paper dates for the months, that attaches to the metal, green base.
Dates: 1937

Growing up in Early Colorado: The Lives of Jewish Children, 1860-1940, 2012

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00010
Abstract Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in Jewish communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.
Dates: 2012

Hale & Perry Paint, between 1950-1960

Identifier: B063.01.0009.00074
Abstract Exterior view of Hale & Perry Paint at 1181 Stout Street, Denver, Colorado.
Dates: between 1950-1960

Harry Hoffman in Front of His Father's Store, circa 1929

Identifier: B063.01.0001.00047
Abstract Harry Hoffman stands in front of his father's clothing store surrounded by jackets and boots. More shoes and clothing can be seen in window displays on either side of the door.
Dates: circa 1929

Interior of Londoner's Store, Denver, Colo., circa 1890

Identifier: B063.01.0009.00051
Abstract Canned goods and staples inside the Londoner Store located at 15th Avenue and Arapahoe Street in Denver, Colorado. The Londoner grocery store was owned by Wolfe Londoner, mayor of Denver from 1889 to 1891.
Dates: circa 1890

Interior of M.B. Miller's Store, between 1902-1903

Identifier: B063.01.0001.00032
Abstract Minnie Betsy Miller and son Henry Miller are standing with three unidentified clerks inside M.B. Miller's store in Leadville, Colorado. Interior view of store shows piles of towels, shirts and ties. Signs advertise sales on suits and negligee shirts. Minnie Betsy Miller is the mother of Minnette Miller.
Dates: between 1902-1903

Kay's Jewelers, between 1950-1960

Identifier: B063.01.0009.00065
Abstract Exterior view of Kay's Jewelers. Signage says, ''Kay's Credit Jewelers,'' ''Eyes examined glasses on credit,'' ''Watch repairing,'' ''Diamonds on credit,'' and ''Silverware.'' Address on the door is 1617. In 1916, Sol and Edmund Kaufmann opened the first Kay Jewelers in the corner of their father's furniture store.
Dates: between 1950-1960