Jewish businesspeople -- Colorado -- Denver
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Topics include coming to Denver; parents had already come from Russia and he came over around age 8 or 12 to join them. He was a newsboy for the Rocky Mountain News and shined news. Married Mary Mandel (granddaughter of P. Radinsky) when he was still in is teens, had 6 children. Later runs Barter Machinery. Charitable, very involved in Beth Israel.
Dates: 1983 November
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...
Dates: 1983 October 18
Overview Three pieces of stationary from Paper's Pastry Place. Paper's Pastry Place opened in 1936 and closed in 1966. The Paper family lived in a house attached to the bakery.
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...
Dates: Other: 1945-1967
Overview Series contains 23 photographs including one exterior and several interior images of The Drugstore, which Arnold Hayutin owned and operated for 23 years and photographs of Arnold and his family.
Dates: circa 1955-1999
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.
Dates: 1700 - 1980; c. 17th Century-1980
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...
Dates: circa 2005
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.