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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Emanuel Herskovitz, 1977

Identifier: B111.05.0005.0009

Born in 1870 in Hungary, and trained as a baker, Herskovitz moved to Denver in 1889, married Fanny Freishman (governess to the daughters of Baby Doe Tabor), founded Eastern Bakery, worked for Star Bread Company, helped organize the first bakers union, and opened Uncle Sam's Grill, a tavern. He died in 1977.

Dates: 1977

Interior View of the Star Bakery, circa 1920

Identifier: B063.01.0001.00010
Abstract Members of the Boscowitz and Rubin families stand in the Star Bakery store surrounded by loaves of bread. Pictured from left to right are Rudy Boscowitz (Boscoe), Elya (Eli) Rubin, Eva Boscowitz Rubin and Sam Boscowitz (Boscoe). Located at 2744 West Colfax in Denver, Colorado, the Star Bread Company (operating as Star Bakery) was founded by East European immigrants Eva and Jacob Boscowitz in 1907. After her husband's death in 1909, Eva Boscowitz continued to operate the store, later marrying...
Dates: circa 1920

Loading Docks at Star Bakery, 1982 June 27

Identifier: B063.01.0017.00031

Exterior of Denver Colorado's Star Bakery's loading docks.

Dates: 1982 June 27

Making a Living, Panel 2, 2001

 Item — Object B297.02.01.00035: Series B297.02 [Barcode: U18602328613]
Identifier: B297.02.01.00035

One of 12 exhibit display panels from the exhibit "Blazing the Trail: Denver's Jewish Pioneers." One of 12 exhibit display panels from the exhibit "Blazing the Trail: Denver's Jewish Pioneers." Panel titled "Making a Living" includes Louis Robinson, Shwayder Brothers, Levy Family and Fashion Bar, Star Bakery, K & B Packing, Frankel Manufacturing, and Senator Abraham Hirschfeld.

Dates: Other: 2001

Oral History Interview with Anna Sidon, 1979 October 31

Identifier: B098.01.0003.00057

Anna talks about how her family came to Denver, her father’s bakery (the first Jewish bakery in Denver), life in a Jewish neighborhood, caring for others, her mother caring for the Tabor Children at the Windsor, and 11th Street Colony.

Dates: 1979 October 31

Paper's Pastry Place Stationery, 1936-1966

Identifier: B392.03.0003.0003

Three pieces of stationary from Paper's Pastry Place. Paper's Pastry Place opened in 1936 and closed in 1966. The Paper family lived in a house attached to the bakery.

Dates: 1936-1966

Rose Lucas for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-lucas

Rose Lucas reflects on her childhood and her first memories of Colorado. Discussing her mother, who was a governess for the children of Horace and Baby Doe Tabor and her father, who opened the first Jewish bakery in Denver in the early 1900s. Lucas remembers horse-drawn wagons, making deliveries for the bakery, and working for the Golden Eagle. Recalls the City Hall Fire in 1898, the flood of 1905, and the robbery of the Denver Mint in 1920.

Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Star Bakery and Boscoe Family Papers

Identifier: B252
Abstract Jacob Boscowitz was a master baker who immigrated to Denver in 1896 after fire destroyed his bakery in Kobryn, Poland. Star Bakery was founded by Eva and Jacob Boscowitz (Boscoe) in 1907 at 2744 West Colfax Avenue, under the Colfax viaduct. After Jacob Boskowitz died in an accident in 1909, Eva married Elya Rubin. The bakery was later operated by Sam and Rudy Boscoe, the sons of Eva and Jacob Boscowitz. Star Bakery was sold to the Orowheat Company in 1977. The collection contains articles,...
Dates: 1955-2021

Star Bakery Calendar, 1955-1956 (5716)

Identifier: B252.01.0001.0002

Calendar of Israel for Star Bread covering September 1955 (Jewish Year 5715) to August 1956 (Jewish Year 5726). The calendar has Sabbath candle lighting times for cities in the United States and Tables of Holidays.

Dates: 1955-1956 (5716)

Star Bakery Delivery Wagon with Driver and Horses, circa 1915

Identifier: B063.01.0017.00003

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