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Fur trade

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Bercu Gross Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B356
Overview The material in the collection includes items, photographs, and papers related to Dorothy Bercu Gross and her husband Norman Gross, her extended family, and her Vaudeville career in the 1920s and 1930s. Her father owned the Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool Company in Douglas, Wyoming and Denver, Colorado. The collection spans from the late 1800s to 2015 and illustrates an extended Jewish family and vaudeville performers.

Chicago Hide Negatives, 1917-1919

 File
Identifier: B356.02.0026.0003
Scope and Contents Contains six copy neagatives and prints of the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House.

Exterior of Chicago Hide, between 1916-1922

 Item
Identifier: B356.02.0005.0004.00001
Overview The photograph shows part of the sign for the Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming. Large bundles of hides or fur are in front of the building. Three men and one woman are standing in front of a wagon piled high with large bundles and four men are standing by the entrance. George D. Bercu founded the Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming.

George Bercu with Furs, between 1916-1922

 Item
Identifier: B356.02.0005.0004.00005
Overview Matted photograph of George Bercu standing in the interior of the Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool House. There is a large rack of fur coats behind him. He is holding a pelt and is front of a mirror. There are a man's fur coat and a woman's coat on forms, a table with furs and pelts and other pelts in the room. George D. Bercu founded the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming.

Interior of Chicago Hide, between 1916-1922

 Item
Identifier: B356.02.0005.0004.00004
Overview Photograph on black matting of two men dressed in coverals are sitting at desks. One of the men is sitting in front of a typewritter. There are three bear hides in the room and also a free standing stove and a safe. George D. Bercu founded the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming.

Office of Chicago Hide, between 1916-1922

 Item
Identifier: B356.02.0005.0004.00007
Overview Shelves on the right side of the photograph are filled with boxes and ledgers. There is desk on the left with two men standing near the desk. Behind them are a man and a woman seated at a table. On the left side, George Bercu stands between a man and a woman at desks. George Bercu founded the Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming.

Scrapbook, 1917-1937

 File
Identifier: B356.02.0005.0005
Overview The scrapbook has newspaper articles and advertisements on the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House, including advertisements for fur trapper jobs; Liberty Bonds, Safe Invenstment and Reliance Oil Companies; and articles about George D. Bercu. George Bercu founded the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming.

Two Men with Pelts, between 1916-1922

 Item
Identifier: B356.02.0005.0004.00006
Overview George Bercu and another man are standing behind a large pile of pelts. Additional pelts are hanging from the ceiling. The unidentified man has a briefcase and a hat. Genorge Bercu is standing directly behind the pils of pelts. George Bercu founded the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming.

Wagon With Bundles, between 1916-1922

 Item
Identifier: B356.02.0005.0004.00002
Overview Three men are standing in front of a wagon with bundles of hides or fur. One man sits on top of large bundles in the wagon. George D. Bercu founded the Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming.

Wagon With Bundles, between 1916-1922

 Item
Identifier: B356.02.0005.0004.00003
Overview Three men stand in front of a wagon with large bundles of hides or fur. One man is sitting on the bundles in the wagon. George D. Bercu founded the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House in Douglas, Wyoming.