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Dry-goods

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Butler Family, 1935-1965

 File
Identifier: B111.01.0001.0019
Overview Nathan Butler (1849-1935) and his wife Rosa Greenblatt Butler (1859-1936) immigrated with their children Louis and Fanny to the United States from Russia in 1893. They initially settled in Lewiston, Montana, but moved to the mining town of Kendall, Montana, in 1899. During this period, the Butlers had three more children, Dora, Julia, and Lena ("Lee"). Butler opened a successful dry goods store in Kendall in 1901. When the Kendall mines were closed in 1909, the family left to start a homestead...

Ed Green standing in Green's Dry Goods Store, Antonito, Colo., circa 1915

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0009.00053
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.

Exterior of Leopold Mayer's Bank and Dry Goods Store in Saguache, Colorado, circa 1885

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0001.00041
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.

Exterior of M. Wise Store, Trinidad, Colo., circa 1860

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Identifier: B063.01.0009.00052
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.

Harris Family Papers and Tin Cup Records

 Collection
Identifier: B411
Overview Solomon Hirsch and Hannah Levi Hirsch had six sons who immigrated to the United States and changed their last name to Harris. They were born in Fordom, Posen (Poland) and settled in New Jersey. Solomon Harris and his borther Eli went out west and settled in Virginia City, Colorado. The two brothers opened the Harris Bros. Beehive dry goods store by 1880 when Solomon became the town's treasurer. Because of confusion with Virginia City in Nevada and Montana, the town was reincorporated as Tin Cup...

Interior of Londoner's Store, Denver, Colo., circa 1890

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0009.00051
Overview Canned goods and staples inside the Londoner Store located at 15th Avenue and Arapahoe Street in Denver, Colorado. The Londoner grocery store was owned by Wolfe Londoner, mayor of Denver from 1889 to 1891.

Leopold H. Guldman and Golden Eagle Dry Goods Company Records

 Collection
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 Forrest Meyer, 1984 November 1

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Identifier: B098.01.0005.00125
Overview "Forrest Meyer recounts the history of his family, beginning with his father who migrated as a teenager from Poland to Rocky Ford, Colo. He describes his family moving to Ft. Collins, Colo. where his father opened a clothing store. Forrest recalls the role that religion played in his life as a young boy, including the weekly trips his family made to attend Temple Emanuel in Denver. He describes growing up Jewish in a rural town, and the camaraderie that existed between him and his friends of...

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 Rose Epstein, 1978 September 22

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Identifier: B098.04.0008.00006
Overview Topics include: Early family history, Russian heritage, born in New York and moved to Denver at age 11, mother was a healer, Rose worked at Golden Eagle store, marriage, moving to Fort Morgan and life there, cattlemen, and collection money for AMC.