Jewish families -- Colorado
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Interview covers her early life in Denver beginning in 1907; immigration, fathers salvage and auto business.
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...