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Family-owned business enterprises -- Colorado -- Denver

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: FOR USE AT RESOURCE LEVEL ONLY

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Appel Family and Clothing Store Papers

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Identifier: B108
Overview Simon Appel was born in Hungary and married Anna Greenwald. Simon Appel began a tailoring business in New York in 1876. His son David Edward Appel went to Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1871 and later moved to Denver. Simon and his other son Jacob came to Denver in 1873. Father and sons began a clothing business called "The Clothing House." In 1874, the name changed to S. Appel and Sons, also called the "Star Clothing House." In 1892, they built a building on 16th and Larimer, called the Appel Building....

Oral History Interview with Dorothy Atler, 1992 September 18

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Identifier: B098.01.0006.00150
Overview "Dorothy Atler (née Robinson) recounts experiences of her childhood, growing up on the family-owned Robinson farm, and her memories of visits to downtown Denver, Colo. and of later living in Denver. She describes meeting her future husband, Noah Atler, and talks about his involvement in civic and religious organizations. This involvement included a boys' summer camp that he personally sponsored for underprivileged children, as well as the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). She...

Oral History Interview with Myron Neusteter, 1993 May 21

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Identifier: B098.01.0006.00151
Overview Interview covers Neusteter family in Denver, Neusteter's Ladies Apparel and Neusteter's Store.

Oral History Interview with Rose Hoffman (Sarah Smith), 1979 July 18

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Identifier: B098.04.0008.00015
Overview Topics covered: Born in New York, parents had menswear store, 6 years old when they came to Denver because uncle was here, grew up on East side, didn't get a religious education, belonged to BMH, modeled for Nestetter’s and worked as a buyer for them, her husband and her had a dime store, had a daughter.

Oral History Interview with Sam Bloom, 1990

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Identifier: B098.01.0006.00146
Overview Topics covered: Coming to Denver in 1914, Blizzard of 1914, mom worked in a feed and hay store and dad hauled, shoveled and delivered coal, dad did lots of odd manual labor jobs to support his family. Later family had a hardware store, then appliance store. Family life.

Oral History Interview with Silas Kobey, 1986 March 1

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Identifier: B098.01.0006.00135
Overview Topics covered: Pioneering days of Colorado, manufacturing business, Silas was born and raised in Aspen and came to Denver in 1924 when mining fizzled out. Father was a Russian immigrant rabbi and grandmother was well known midwife, Miriam Kobey. Talks about family and business life in Denver, potato chip factory.

Siegel Energy Company and Siegel Family Papers

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Identifier: B370
Overview The collection contains photographs, records, and news clippings of the Siegel Energy Company and the Siegel family. Ben Siegel founded the Siegel Oil Company in 1927 when he opened a small filling station at Bayaud and Santa Fe in Denver, Colorado. Ben Siegel was later joined by his sons Arnold and Larry Siegel. Siegel Energy Company is now managed by a third-generation of the Siegel family.. The collection gives the history of a Jewish owned family business.

William Weil (Fashion Bar) Papers

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Identifier: B265
Overview William Weil was the manager of the Fashion Bar stores in Denver, Colorado and president by the time of his retirement. The Fashion Bar was a very successful chain of department stores owned by siblings Jack Levy and Hannah Levy. Collection contains photographs, scrapbooks, foreign currency, diplomas, transcripts, correspondence, resumes, family trees, naval service records, divorce papers, and publications from William Weil (Fashion Bar) from 1920 through 2000.