Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Bell Tailors' employees and their families picnic in Bergen Park in the Colorado mountains on July 18, 1927. People are holding three signs: ''Bell Tailors Annual Picnic, Bergen Park.'' There are five open-sided tour buses and some of the people are standing on top of one of the buses.
Employees of Bell Tailors and their families picnic in Bergen Park in the Colorado mountains in the 1920s. There are four open-sided tour buses behind the group. A sign reads: ''Bell Tailors Annual Picnic at Bergan [sic] Park.''
Owner Charles Glass stands in the doorway of the Chas. Glass Merchant Tailor store located in Denver, Colorado. Charles Glass was the father of Charlotte (Glass) Heller (Mrs. Max Heller).
Brothers Samuel (Solomon) and Abraham Flaks were in Leadville, Colorado by 1885. They were employed as tailors, under the name of S. Flocks. Samuel Flaks was born in German on August 1, 1856 and emigrated to the United States in 1884. He married Hannah Oliner, also an 1880 immigrant from Germany, in 1883 or 1884. Abraham was born in Austria during November of 1868. He emigrated in 1885. Samuel Flaks married Dora, an Hungarian immigrant, born in August, 1876.
Topics include: Family background in Russia, father a tailor, family got sick in the epidemic in Russia and died when Barney was 14, resisted Czarist Russia and the draft so left for America, worked as tailor, life in New York, attachment to Russia clothes and ways.
Collection contains three women's two piece suits designed and handmade by Philip Soloway. The suits were created as a sampler presented to various fashion houses in order to sell his patterns. These suits were probably created in the early 1940s.