Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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 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.
Dates: circa 1860
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 brother 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...
Dates: Other: Between 1870 and 1884
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.
Dates: circa 1890
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.
Dates: 1800-1980; 1879-1941
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...
Dates: 1984 November 1
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.
Dates: 2006 March 23
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.
Dates: 1978 September 22