Scrap metal industry
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Ed Grimes in a formal portrait taken for the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith Lodge #171 in Denver, Colorado. Ed Grimes was a colonist at Cotopaxi, Colorado and walked to Denver from Cotopaxi in 1883, a distance of about 94 miles. He later served as Congregation Zera Abraham's first president and was also active in B'nai B'rith Lodge #171.
Dates: circa 1910
Overview Topics include her parents (Winograd) immigration to America through Elis Island, dad ran a junkyard, growing up Jewish in Greeley, Colorado, the Klu Klux Klan in Greeley, Eleanor’s trip to Europe in the 1930s.
Dates: 1984 February 21
Overview "Max Grimes recounts life in Denver, Colorado, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He discusses the immigration of his ancestors from Russia and Poland to Denver and his father's various attempts to make a living in Denver and Salt Lake City, Utah. Grimes details his boyhood, pastimes, and education in Denver while also discussing numerous Jewish families and businesses in the city in the early 20th century. He recounts his first and second marriages, his brief time studying at...
Dates: 1976 September 20
Overview File contains one printed copy of a one-page ledger of Queen City Scrap Iron Co. from 1895. The scrap iron company was founded by A. Goodstein in Denver, Colo. in the 1890s.