Family-owned business enterprises
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: USE FOR: Business enterprises, Family-owned; Family business; Family businesses; Family enterprises; Family firms
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Leopold "Leo" Louis Block (November 25, 1914 - August 31, 2009) was a native of Denver, Colorado, born to parents Lily (Silver) and Morris Herz Block. He attended East High School, and earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Denver June 5, 1935. He worked in the insurance industry before serving in the Army during World War II, and then joined his cousin Edward Block in a wine bottling business in San Antonio, Texas where the two formed Block Distributing Company. Leo...
Dates: 1930 - 2005; Majority of material found in 1930 - 1935
Abstract Morris Eber wears a work apron and stands in the center of the floor of Eber's Grocery Store located at 1463 Platte Street in Denver in 1912. Groceries and dry goods are on the shelves surrounding him.
Dates: circa 1912
Scope and Contents The series contains newspaper articles that pertain to the history of the Siegel Oil Company. Copies of issues of the West End Press in the 1930s contain advertisements for Silver Tire Company and Siegel Oil and an article discussing Larry Siegel's election to the Shalom Park Board of Trustees. Loose articles written by Larry Siegel are also included as is a framed article commemorating the 50th anniversary of Siegel Oil.
Abstract Sam Boscoe recalls growing up as a young boy on West Colfax Street on Denver, Colorado's west side. He details his family's early ventures into the bakery business and the establishment of Star Bread Co., previously Star Bakery. He also discusses his time in the U.S. Army during World War II, and describes his memories of the 1913 Denver snowstorm and the 100-year flood of 1965. Sam Boscoe was born in Denver in 1905. His father was Jacob Boscoe (European name was Boscowitz), the founder of Star...
Dates: 1978 April 2-16
Abstract This series contains photographs of the Siegel family and the Siegel Oil Company, including the damage done by the 1945 flood in Denver.
Abstract Series contains 23 photographs including one exterior and several interior images of The Drugstore, which Arnold Hayutin owned and operated for 23 years and photographs of Arnold and his family.
Dates: circa 1955-1999
Abstract Exterior of Abraham Rachofsky's New York Store in Black Hawk, Colorado. The store originally was owned by pioneer Abraham Rittmaster and then was purchased by his nephew Abraham Rachofsky who became one of the city's most important businessmen.
Dates: circa 1890
Abstract Exterior of Abraham Rachofsky's New York Store in Central City, Colorado. The store originally was owned by pioneer Abraham Rittmaster and then was purchased by his nephew Abraham Rachofsky who became one of the city's most important businessmen.
Dates: circa 1890
Scope and Contents Contains brochure of the Siegel Energy Corporation, including a time-line for the company.
Abstract Two horses pull the Star Bakery delivery wagon and the driver leans out the side. The words ''Rye Bread'' and ''2744 W. Colfax'' appear on the side of the wagon with the Jewish star symbol. The Star Bakery was founded by Jacob Boscowitz and was later owned by his sons, Rudy and Sam Boscoe.
Dates: circa 1915