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Department stores

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Box 6, 1938-1993

 File — Box B097.04.0006: Series B097.04 [U186020759239]
Identifier: B097.04.0006
Overview (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 & F visible.

Eighty Years Story by Donald Meyer, 1985 August 27

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Identifier: B098.01.0005.00128
Overview 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...

Fashion Bar and Levy Family Papers

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Identifier: B097
Overview The Fashion Bar began as a hosiery shop established by Jack Levy in 1933 and managed by his sister Hannah Levy. Born in Haigerloch, Germany, both Hannah, Jack with their brother Edward, emigrated to America in the 1920s. Jack started as a traveling salesman and Hannah as a shop girl in Denver, Colorado working for Neusteter's Department Store, before opening their own store which evolved into the Fashion Bar Corporation. Despite the Great Depression, the enterprise flourished and within...

Golden Eagle Good Luck Token, 1935

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Identifier: B294.02.0002.00001
Overview 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 "Golden...

Leopold H. Guldman and Golden Eagle Dry Goods Company Records

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Identifier: B092
Overview 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.

Oral History Interview with Leslie Davis, 2006 March 23

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Identifier: B098.01.0007.00169
Overview 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.

Oral History Interview with Myron Neusteter, 1993 May 21

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Identifier: B098.01.0006.00151
Overview Interview covers Neusteter family in Denver, Neusteter's Ladies Apparel and Neusteter's Store.

Oral History Interview with Rose Hoffman (Sarah Smith), 1979 July 18

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Identifier: B098.04.0008.00015
Overview Topics covered: Born in New York, parents had menswear store, 6 years old when they came to Denver because uncle was here, grew up on East side, didn't get a religious education, belonged to BMH, modeled for Nestetter’s and worked as a buyer for them, her husband and her had a dime store, had a daughter.

Oral History Interview with Siblings Hannah and Jack Levy, 1983 October 18

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Identifier: B098.01.0005.00116
Overview "Siblings Jack and Hannah Levy discuss the Levy family history, how they started the retail store, Fashion Bar, and the development of their stores. They also talk about the fashion business. Siblings Hannah and Jack Levy were born in Haigerloch, Germany. Jack Levy immigrated to the United States arriving in Denver, Colorado in 1923 at the age of 14. Hannah Levy immigrated to the United States, arriving in New York in 1926 at the age of 20. She lived on her own in New York for nearly two years...

William Weil (Fashion Bar) Papers

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Identifier: B265
Overview William Weil was the manager of the Fashion Bar stores in Denver, Colorado and president by the time of his retirement. The Fashion Bar was a very successful chain of department stores owned by siblings Jack Levy and Hannah Levy. Collection contains photographs, scrapbooks, foreign currency, diplomas, transcripts, correspondence, resumes, family trees, naval service records, divorce papers, and publications from William Weil (Fashion Bar) from 1920 through 2000.