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Jewish businesspeople -- Colorado

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: FOR USE AT RESOURCE LEVEL ONLY

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Beck Archives Businesses Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B112
Overview

The Businesses Collection reflects the diverse role Jews played in the economic growth of the American West, particularly within Colorado. It includes a paper on Jewish businesses and articles and documents from and about a variety of businesses, dating from 1890 to 2007.

Collection on Otto Mears

 Collection
Identifier: B216
Overview Otto Mears (1840-1931) was an entrepreneurial businessman who built railroads and was essential to the development of Southwestern Colorado. The son of an English father and Russian mother, he immigrated to the United States after being orphaned at an early age. After making it all the way to California he was placed in a boardinghouse at eleven years old when relatives could not be found to care for him. After serving in the Civil War he moved to Colorado where he began to build his empire....

Eighty Years Story by Donald Meyer, 1985 August 27

 Item
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...

Frankel Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B149
Overview Henry Franke (1861-1909) was born in Manchester, England, but settled in Chicago, Illinois. He married his wife Lulu Kline (1865-1932) in 1882, and the couple had three children: Louis, Suzy and Henry (Henny). In 1900, the family moved to Denver (Lulu's birthplace) for Henry's health. Henry and Lulu opened Frankel Staionary store in 1906, which under the guidence of Henry Frankel Jr. eventually became the Frankel Manufacturing Company. The company produced typewriter ribbons as its first...

Fried Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B150
Overview

For over 85 years, the Fried family in Denver, Colorado owned the Fried's Art & Gift Shop. It was operated by Bela and Kate Fried's daughters Mary Fried, Bertha Fried Kleiner, and Sally Fried. This collection contains the correspondence, legal documents, personal materials of the Fried family, Fried's Art & Gift Shop records, and an embroidered woman's pump that belonged to Sally Fried.

Isidor Rothschild Biography and Diary Transcript

 Collection
Identifier: B327
Overview Isidor Rothchild was a Jewish business man who worked in the grocery trade in Greeley, CO. He owned and operated the I. Rothchild Produce Company. Collection contains a biography and diary transcript from Isidor Rothschild.

Jordon and Essie Perlmutter Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B401
Overview Jordon Perlmutter was born in 1931 to immigrant parents and died in Denver on December 7, 2015. He was a Denver builder, real estate developer, and property manager. In 1951, he founded Perl-Mack Enterprises with his cousin Sam Primack. Perl Mack introduced the concept of planned communities in Denver in Northglenn, Southglenn and Montbello. In the 1983 Perl-Mack was dissolved and Jordon and his eldest son Jay founded Perlmutter and Company. Jordon Perlmutter was a trustee of the University of...

Kadish Gass Family Papers

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Identifier: B358
Overview Joseph Gass (1870-1943) and his brother Samuel Gass moved to Liverpool, UK. In the 1880s and they immigrated to the United States in 1890. Joseph Gass lived in the failed agrigultural colony at Atwood, Colorado. He moved to Denver, Colorado and married Mollie Kadish in 1896. Mollie Kadish was born in Russia and was brought to Denver by her father Harry Kadish in 1890 from Brest Litovsk, which was part of Russia until 1918. Harry Kadish was an officer in the Russian cavalry during the Crimean...

Minnette Miller and Edward Blair at Leadville, Colorado, 1978 July 9

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0002.00033
Overview "Edward Blair, curator of Healy House, a museum in Leadville, Colo., answers questions from a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS) tour group about the Healy House and Jewish families in Leadville. Minnette Miller, the oldest living Jewish resident of Leadville at that time, talks about growing up in Leadville and what it was like to live there.Minnette Miller taught school in Leadville, Colorado for 25 years and served as the director of the Lake County Department of...

Myron (Micky) and Louann Rosenbaum Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B339
Overview A large Jewish family emigrated from Wilna, Lithuania and three of the brothers went into the cattle business in Colorado. Joseph Miller was the father of Israel Miller and the grandfather of Micky Miller. Micky (Myron) married Louann, daughter of Charles and Louise Rosenbaum. Micky Miller received his law degree from the University of Denver. Both Micky and LouAnn Miller are active in the Colorado Democratic Party. Micky Miller had a successful legal career in Isaacson Rosenbaum, with his...