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Merchants

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Blazing the Trail: An Early History of Denver’s Jewish Community, 2009

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Identifier: B230.03.0023.00007
Abstract Brief description of several early Jewish leaders of commerce, philanthropy, religion, and community as well as several Jewish lawyers, doctors, merchants, and politicians in Colorado.
Dates: 2009

Collection on Guldman Family and Golden Eagle Dry Goods

 Collection
Identifier: B294
Abstract Leopold H. Guldman was born in Harburg, Bavaria in 1853 and immigrated to the United States in 1870. He was one of Colorado's leading merchants and philanthropists. Guldman came to the Colorado mountains in search of silver, but found it more profitable to open the Golden Eagle clothing stores in Leadville and Cripple Creek. In 1879, Guldman moved to Denver and opened his third and most successful Golden Eagle enterprise, which for many years was Denver's leading popular-price department...
Dates: between 1894-2013

From Peddlers to Merchant Princes: Early Colorado Jewish Entrepreneurs, 2006

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Identifier: B230.03.0023.00005
Abstract Jews played a central role in the development of Colorado through their contributions to economic life and development. Denver's first mercantile store was opened by Jewish citizen Fred Salomon in 1859. Before long, stores run by Jewish merchants and their family members in search of work and wealth flourished on the main streets of most Colorado towns including, Denver, Central City, Leadville, Trinidad, and Fairplay. This film focuses on the lives of a number of early merchants, including...
Dates: 2006

Leopold H. Guldman Formal Portrait, between 1925-1935

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Identifier: B063.08.0031.0006.00001
Abstract Formal portrait of Leopold H. Goldman. He was one of Colorado's pioneer philanthropists. Born in Bavaria, he came to Colorado in 1870 in search of silver but found it more profitable to open the Golden Eagle clothing stores in Leadville and Cripple Creek. In 1879, Guldman moved to Denver the third and most successful Golden Eagle enterprise. For many years, it was Denver's leasing popular-price department store. Guldman's philanthropy contributed to the growth of National Jewish Hospital, the...
Dates: between 1925-1935