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Merchants

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:

Max Stein and his Produce Wagon, circa 1910

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Identifier: B063.01.0017.00012
Abstract Max Stein seated on the driver's seat of his produce wagon, which is being driven by two horses. The wagon is in front of a building with a small crowd of unidentified people standing on the porch.
Dates: circa 1910

Mayer Store, between 1880-1889

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Identifier: B063.01.0001.00048
Abstract Group of people stand on a boardwalk in front of the Isaac Gotthelf and Leopold Mayer store and bank in Saguache, Colorado. Sign over the door says, ''The Gotthelf and Mayer Mer.''
Dates: between 1880-1889

Morris and Harry Berry Delivering Groceries in the 1913 Blizzard, 1913

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Identifier: B063.01.0017.00018
Abstract Morris and Harry Berry deliver groceries by horse-drawn sled during the 1913 blizzard in Denver, Colorado. Morris Berry later married Hannah Shwayder.
Dates: 1913

Morris Hayutin Family at Balanced Rock, Colorado Springs, 1914

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Identifier: B063.05.0005.00012
Abstract Morris and Anna (Ginsberg) Hayutin sitting in the front seat in the car, Soloman Hayutin is the other man in the car, and Dora and Max Ginsberg sit on the back seat. The car is parked in front of the Balanced Rock in Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Morris Hayutin's niece, Freda Hayutin (child) is also seated in the car. Members of the Hayutin family arrived in Denver in the 1890s.
Dates: 1914

Oral History Interview with Nelson Schachet, 1982 May 18

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00094
Abstract Nelson Schachet (1903-1992), a Denver, Colorado native, recounts his family history including ties to Cincinnati and the family's origins in Lithuania, and his life in the West Colfax neighborhood of Denver during the 1920s and 1930s. He talks about his father's business, Schachet Mercantile Co. located on Morrison Road, and other Jewish-owned businesses in the neighborhood. His father brought Manischewitz matzah to Denver. Bugsy Siegel ate at the delicatessen that was part of the Mercantile...
Dates: 1982 May 18

Oral History Interview with Sam Boscoe, 1978 April 2-16

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00022
Abstract Sam Boscoe recalls growing up as a young boy on West Colfax Street on Denver, Colorado's west side. He details his family's early ventures into the bakery business and the establishment of Star Bread Co., previously Star Bakery. He also discusses his time in the U.S. Army during World War II, and describes his memories of the 1913 Denver snowstorm and the 100-year flood of 1965. Sam Boscoe was born in Denver in 1905. His father was Jacob Boscoe (European name was Boscowitz), the founder of Star...
Dates: 1978 April 2-16

Phil Brown's Kosher Butcher Shop, circa 1921

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Identifier: B063.01.0001.00002
Abstract Phil Brown in white apron and hat, stands behind meat counter, with a customer in front of the counter. Bare light bulbs, stools in front of the counter and saw hanging on back wall are part of the interior. Phil Brown was a kosher butcher in Denver.
Dates: circa 1921

Portrait of Henry Plonsky, between 1920-1930

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Identifier: B063.08.0016.00025
Abstract Henry Plonsky sits, wearing a suit and holding a document in his hand. Polish-born Plonsky arrived in Denver in 1877. He helped form an Orthodox minyan above his store on Larimer Street. He became a successful shoe and boot merchant in partnership with Leopold Mayer and was instrumental in the establishment of the Orthodox Jewish congregation Ahavey Emunah in 1880 and later the Beth HaMedrosh Hagodol Synagogue and the Beth Joseph congregation.
Dates: between 1920-1930

Portrait of Philip Trounstine, circa 1870

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Identifier: B063.08.0047.00107
Abstract Portrait of Philip Trounstine dressed in a captain's cavalry uniform of the U.S. Civil War. Trounstine married Mollie Wisebart and managed Abraham Jacob's Denver store as well as working as a volunteer firefighter becoming the first fire chief of Denver, Colorado.
Dates: circa 1870

Rae Creamer in Her Store, circa 1910

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Identifier: B063.01.0009.00006
Abstract Rae Creamer standing behind the counter in her grocery store at 738 14th street in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: circa 1910