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Family-owned business enterprises -- Colorado -- Denver

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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Appel Family and Clothing Store Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B108
Abstract Simon Appel was born in Hungary in 1830 and died in Denver in 1912. He immigrated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1848, becoming a successful tailor. Simon Appel married Hanna Greenwald in 1851. Their son David Edward Appel, born in Philadelphia in 1853, went to Cheyenne, Wyoming, in 1871 and moved to Denver that same year.David Appel had worked for his father to learn the tailoring trade and began “The Clothing House” when he moved to Denver. Simon and his eldest son Jacob came to Denver in...
Dates: 1881-1967

Siegel Energy Company and Siegel Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B370
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1934-2012

William Weil (Fashion Bar) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B265
Abstract 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.
Dates: c. 1875-2002