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Jewish businesspeople

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Boxing: Coffee, 1950-1976

 File
Identifier: B132.01.0001.0002
Abstract Joe 'Awful' Coffee, born Joseph Rutkowski in Minsk, Russian Empire in 1905 was a major figure on the Denver sports scene. After boxing, as a featherweight, for ten years across the Rocky Mountain region, he retired and went to college at the University of Denver. After graduation, Joe worked for the May Company, and then opened up Joe 'Awful' Coffee's Ringside Lounge in 1943. Coffee's restaurant operated for some 23 years, closing in 1966, and attracting such notables as Jack Dempsey, President...
Dates: 1950-1976

Individuals, 1962-1994

 File
Identifier: B113.01.0001.0004
Abstract File contains newspaper clippings from 1962-1994 that are about individual people in the Jewish Denver community. The majority of the articles are from the early 1980s.
Dates: 1962-1994