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Department stores

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Box 6, 1938-1993

 File — Box B097.04.0006: Series B097.04 [Barcode: U186020759239]
Identifier: B097.04.0006
Abstract

(7) file folders include: photographs of Fashion Bar buildings, events, logo images, employees, and Hannah and Jack Levy. Photos of trips to Hong Kong, Italy and Israel with Golda Meir. Also a photo with May D and F visible.

Dates: 1938-1993

Container 19, 1970-1980

 File — Box B097.04.0019: Series B097.04; Series B097.05 [Barcode: U186018641991]
Identifier: B097.05.0019
Abstract

Fashion Bar oversize architectural drawings

Dates: 1970-1980

Eighty Years Story by Donald Meyer, 1985 August 27

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0005.00128
Abstract Donald Meyer reads "Eighty Years" which he wrote about his life. Judge Donald H. Meyer, the son of Morris Meyer, describes the early life of the Meyer brothers, Morris, Sam, Max, and Charles, who emigrated from Poland in the late 1800s. He talks about his father Morris' early business efforts in Wisconsin as well as his father's marriage to his mother, a German immigrant. He also recounts the couple's move to Colorado after his father was diagnosed with tuberculosis. He further describes the...
Dates: 1985 August 27

Fashion Bar and Levy Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B097
Abstract 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

Golden Eagle Good Luck Token, 1935

 Item
Identifier: B294.02.0002.00001
Abstract Golden Eagle Dry Goods store tokens were given out to customers of the Golden Eagle Dry Goods Company in the 1930s. Leopold Guldman opened the Denver Golden Eagle Dry Goods store in 1879 on 16th and Lawrence streets. This store token has a Lincoln penny (1935) mounted in a tin circle inscribed with a horseshoe and four-leaf clover. In raised lettering with the horseshoe is inscribed "Keep me and you will have good luck." On the reverse of the tin circle is inscribed in raised lettering...
Dates: 1935

Julius Garfinckel, 1936-1981

 File
Identifier: B111.04.0004.0003
Abstract Julius Garfinckel (1874-1936) was born in Syracuse, NY, but moved to denver during the early 1890s. Garfinckel worked at a number of dry goods stores in Denver before moving to Washington, D.C. in 1889. In 1905, Garfinckel opened a successful clothing store, known as Julius Garfinckel and Co. By 1930, the store had grown into a nine-story department store. Garfinckel & Co. weathered the Great Depression, and became a prominent name in American fashion. After Garfinkel's death, $4 million...
Dates: 1936-1981

Leopold H. Guldman and Golden Eagle Dry Goods Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: B092
Abstract

Leopold H. Guldman was born in Harburg, Bavaria in 1853 and immigrated to the United States in 1870. Guldman opened the successful chain of Golden Eagle clothing stores in Leadville, Cripple Creek and Denver. He was one of Colorado's leading merchants and philanthropists. The collection consists largely of business records including correspondence, ledgers, journals, and financial papers related to the Golden Eagle stores.

Dates: 1800-1980; 1879-1941

Making a Living, Panel 1, 2001

 Item — Object B297.02.01.00034: Series B297.02 [Barcode: U18602328605]
Identifier: B297.02.01.00034
Abstract

One of 12 exhibit display panels from the exhibit "Blazing the Trail: Denver's Jewish Pioneers." Panel titled "Making a Living" features more historical information and includes David May and Leopold Guldman.

Dates: Other: 2001

Making a Living, Panel 2, 2001

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

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 Leslie Davis, 2006 March 23

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0007.00169
Abstract

Leslie Davis' grandfather was Leopold Guldman, owner of the Golden Eagle Dry Goods Store, later department store, in Denver from 1880s-1940s. Lived with her grandparents from 1927 until she married in 1944, father worked for Denver Post. Memories of her grandmother, grandfather and his generosity and business practices, religious life, and growing up in Denver and the Guldman mansion.

Dates: 2006 March 23