Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Leopold H. Guldman was born in Harburg, Bavaria in 1853 and immigrated to the United States in 1870. He was one of Colorado's leading merchants and philanthropists. Guldman came to the Colorado mountains in search of silver, but found it more profitable to open the Golden Eagle clothing stores in Leadville and Cripple Creek. In 1879, Guldman moved to Denver and opened his third and most successful Golden Eagle enterprise, which for many years was Denver's leading popular-price department...
Dates: between 1894-2013
Overview Directory of the Denver Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade. Officers, directors, and committees are listed. M. L. Anfenger is listed under the Legislation Committee. Milton Louis Anfenger was a Colorado state senator and an attorney.
Overview Black and white print of portrait of Cris Dobbins, owner of Ideal Cement and alumnus and trustee of the University of Denver.
Overview Ed Green stands at the right of the store wearing a hat and three-piece suit. One customer and four salesman pose in front of the counters and stacks of dry goods. Green's Dry Goods Store was located in Antonito, Colorado.
Dates: circa 1915
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 A group of men stand on the wood sidewalk in front of a row of buildings. A sign reads, "Gotthelf & Mayer Bank, Dry Goods and Clothing, Groceries" and other signs read, "Saguache County Bank", "Gotthelf & Mayer" and "Ruby Saloon". Leopold Mayer began as a shoe and boot merchant.
Dates: circa 1885
Overview The exterior of the M. Wise Store in Trinidad, Colorado, is shown with three men standing in front of the door before an unpaved street. The sign above the door reads, "M. Wise and Co." and advertises dry goods, clothing, liquor, and groceries. Three men stand further down the street. Maurice Wise may have been the first Jewish merchant in Trinidad.
Overview Still image of a family with two children looking at insurance papers with an older man. Left to right are: the older gentleman (seated at table), mother holding young girl (standing and leaning over to see papers), and father and young girl (seated at table). Some text in English can be read from the insurance papers: "Money for Emergencies" "Monthly Income" "Annual Report" and other partial words.
Overview Siblings Hannah, Jack and Edward Levy immigrated to America in the 1920s. Jack Levy came to America in 1923, headed to Denver, and began working at his uncle's business, Hilb and Company. Edward Levy reached Denver in 1925 and also started working for Hilb and Company, eventually becoming the president. After working in New York City for 20 months at menial jobs, Hannah moved to Denver in the fall of 1927. Jack started as a traveling salesman for the Hilb company and Hannah as a shop-girl at...
Dates: 1938-1993; Coverage: 1900-1993
Overview 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...