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Jewish families -- Colorado

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Colorado Jewish Businesses, 1861-1979

 File
Identifier: B112.02.0001.0001
Overview File contains information on the history of Jewish businesses by Ken Bass (copy) covering the years from 1861 to 1979, as well as two copies of the Intermountain Jewish News, one from 1935 and one from 1937. The report by Ken Bass from 1979 is titled "The Story of Jewish Achievement" and covers "The Samsonite Story," "Star Bread Company's Story," "The Frankel Stationery Story," "The Central Electric Story," "The Guggenheim Story," and general "Observations."

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...

Oral History Interview with Henry and Leona Frankel, 1977 November 7

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0001.00017
Overview Henry Frankel's family came from Europe and settled early in Denver. They had a few bussinesses. They owned Growth and Progress club and Green Gables Country Club. They were members of Temple Emanuel.