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Department stores

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Box 6, 1938-1993

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

(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 — Drawer B097.05.0019: Series B097.05 [Barcode: U186018641991]
Identifier: B097.05.0019

Eighty Years Story by Donald Meyer, 1985 August 27

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

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

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

Jack Weil, Hannah Levy, and the 32nd Anniversary of Fashion Bar, c. 1960

Identifier: B097.05.0019.0002.00001

Contains one large format image of Hannah Levy and Jack Weil and another of a 32nd anniversary sale at Fashion Bar.

Dates: c. 1960

Julius Garfinckel, 1936-1981

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

Identifier: B092

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

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

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