Jewish businesspeople -- Colorado -- Denver
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:
Overview "Siblings Jack and Hannah Levy discuss the Levy family history, how they started the retail store, Fashion Bar, and the development of their stores. They also talk about the fashion business. Siblings Hannah and Jack Levy were born in Haigerloch, Germany. Jack Levy immigrated to the United States arriving in Denver, Colorado in 1923 at the age of 14. Hannah Levy immigrated to the United States, arriving in New York in 1926 at the age of 20. She lived on her own in New York for nearly two years...
Overview Pencol Drug Store was owned and operated by pharmacist and businessman Azriel Stein, who was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Located at the corner of Pennsylvania Street and Colfax Avenue, and opening in the 1930s, Pencol Drug was a fixture on the Denver landscape for several decades. In addition to dispensing prescriptions and selling over the counter medications, the store featured a popular soda and ice cream fountain and gift section. Stein was married to Irene Miller Stein, a noted...
Overview File contains one printed copy of a one-page ledger of Queen City Scrap Iron Co. from 1895. The scrap iron company was founded by A. Goodstein in Denver, Colo. in the 1890s.
Overview The Radisnky family, Lithuania/East European inmmigrants, first settled on Denver's West Side in the 1890. Rabbi David Radinsky was the Rabbi of a small Mogen David synangogue orginally organized in his home. His son, Abraham David (A. D. Radinsky) started the A. D. Radinsky and Sons, Inc rag factory. Rabbi Collection contains photographs, artwork, ephemera, business cards, business catalogs and family papers related to the Radinsky family.
Overview Eastern European Jewish immigrant Charles Rich (Shopsie Reich) began as a peddler and eventually started a business of buying and salvaging used automobiles called C. Rich Auto Parts. He helped pioneer the used automotive cars, trucks, and parts business in Denver. He and his wife Rebecca became the parents of 10 children. Their youngest son Ken Rich propelled the Denver Truck Sales to become one of the leading manufacturers and dealers of reconditioned used heavy specialty trucks in over 30...
Overview Sam Rosenberg was a founder of the West Colfax Loan Corporation, and he and Sarah ran Rosenberg's Mercantile and Deli, located on West Colfax Ave. and Hooker Street (2731 W. Colfax and later 3200 W. Colfax). They were active in Zera Israel Synagogue. Sam was also one of the founders of the Chevra Kadishim Burial Society. .Earlier, as a soldier in the Russo-Japanese war, Sam was taken prisoner and sent to Manchuria. Sam died in 1943; Sarah died in 1952.
Overview Milton M. Schayer was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1876 to German-Jewish parents and died in Denver in 1935. In 1920 he founded the Bankers Building and Loan Association, and served as its first president and treasurer. His son Charles Milton Schayer, born in 1913, married Faye Greenberg in 1941. Milton M. Schayer was active in many civic and religious organizations. He was director of the Denver Chamber of Commerce, which designated him Denver’s “most valuable citizen” in 1925. He...