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Businesses and Professions

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Summary Information
Administrative Information
Collection Inventory
Series I: Businesses Advertising-Laundry
1819-1969 150th Anniversary -- Passbook to a Proud Past and a Promising Future, A History of Hartford
Series III: Colonial Realty
Series IV: Professions
Series V: Oversize
Photo Series I: Business & Professions Photographs: A-C
Photo Series II: Business & Professions Photographs: D-F
Photo Series III: Business & Professions Photographs: G-J
Photo Series IV: Business & Professions Photographs: K-L
Photo Series V: Business & Professions Photographs: M-P
Photo Series VI: Business & Professions Photographs: R-Z
Photo Series VII: Business & Professions Photographs: Oversized

Summary Information

Repository
Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford
Title
Businesses and Professions
ID
Business.0007.002.004
Date [inclusive]
1920-2004
Extent
4.5 Cubic feet
Language
English
Biographical/Historical
Biographical/Historical note Pharmacy believed to be opened in the early 1900s on Broad and Park
Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of newspaper clippings, advertisements, and memorabilia documenting the activities of Jewish business people and Jewish professionals (physicians, attorneys, artists, musicians, etc.) throughout the Hartford area.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information
Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford

333 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT, 06117
860-727-6171
ekafer@jewishhartford.org

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Businesses Advertising-Laundry
Businesses/Advertising and Public Relations
Businesses/Ambulances
Businesses/Automobiles
Businesses/Automobiles/Acme Auto Supply (Fine, Jim and Marsha)
Businesses/Bakery and Desserts/David Glass, 1980s-2000s
Businesses/Bakery and Desserts/Eagle Bakery, 1930s
Businesses/Banking
Businesses/Banking/Society for Savings
Businesses/Beauty and Hairdressing/Beauty Enterprises (Robert Cohen), 1980s-1990s
Businesses/Bedding
Businesses/Boating
Businesses/Books/H. Walfish Book Dealer/copy of Grace and Blessings for Various Occasions, 1915 with H. Walfish stamp in English and Hebrew
Businesses/Books/Huntington's Book Store
Businesses/ Building Supplies/ American Mason & Building Supply Co.
Businesses/Cleaners
Businesses/Clothing/A. Katten & Son
Businesses/Clothing/Abe's Fashions
Businesses/Clothing/Bassok's Clothing Store
Businesses/Clothing/Bazilian's
Businesses/Clothing/Bob's Stores Inc.
Businesses/Clothing/Casual Corner
Businesses/Clothing/Costumes/Fierberg: See People Files/Fierberg
Businesses/Clothing/Custom and Special Services
Businesses/Clothing/Florence Travis/The Gilded Cage
Businesses/Clothing/Furriers
Businesses/Clothing/Gillman Shop
Businesses/Clothing/Haberdasher/Mintz & Levin
Businesses/Clothing/Harmac Clothiers for Men, 1960s-1991
Businesses/Clothing/J. R. Pollack
Businesses/Clothing/Keene's Sports Shop/Sports Center
Businesses/Clothing/Miscellaneous
Businesses/Clothing/Modern Woman
Businesses/Clothing/Needlework/The Wool Collection
Businesses/Clothing/Regal Men's Shop, 1940s-2000s
Businesses/Clothing/Sam's Army Navy, 1920s-1990s
Businesses/Clothing/Security Uniforms
Businesses/Clothing/Shoes
Businesses/Clothing/Siegal Shop, 1920s-1980s
Businesses/Clothing/Tailors/Merin, Samuel, 1920s-1980s
Businesses/Clothing/Udolf's, 1929-2000
Businesses/Clothing/Weathervane
Businesses/Clothing/Weiner's Clothiers, 1927-1990s
Businesses/Coffee/Baronet Gourmet Coffee
Businesses/Computers
Businesses/Construction
Businesses/Consumer Electronics
Businesses/Department Stores, D & L
Businesses/Department Stores/G. Fox & Co.
Businesses/Department Stores/Horwitz, 1920s-1990s
Businesses/Department Stores/Levy & Mayer
Businesses/Department Stores/Sage Allen
Businesses/Department Stores/Shapiro's
Businesses/Department Stores/Wal-mart
Businesses/Directories/West Hartford Book, 2008-2009 Edition
Businesses/Discount/Amazing Stores/Dave's Deals, 1980s-1990s
Businesses/Entertainment
Businesses/Financial Services, Accounting, Stock Brokerage
Businesses/Food and Drink/Catering and Miscellaneous
Businesses/Food and Drink/Fish/Bostonian Fishery, see also People/Cohn, Yale
Businesses/Food and Drink/Food Distributor/Hartford Provision Co./HPC Food Service
Businesses/Food and Drink/Sun Ripe Orange Co. (Benjamin Apter)
Businesses/Framing
Businesses/Fuel Oil/Engineering Services Inc., Julius Feinberg, 1940s. see also Jewish War Veterans for information about Feinberg
Businesses/Fuel Oil and Gas
Businesses/Fuel Oil and Gas/American Coal Company
Businesses/Furniture and Interior Design
Businesses/Furniture/Bob's Discount
Businesses/Furniture/Marholin's
Businesses/Grocers/Burstein I. Meat Market
Businesses/Grocers/Copaco
Businesses/Grocers/Crown Market
Businesses/Grocers/Dairy Mart
Businesses/Grocers/Finest
Businesses/Grocers/Home Circle
Businesses/Grocers/Ideal Meat Market
Businesses/Grocers/Kingswood Market
Businesses/Grocers/Lashin's Market
Businesses/Grocers/Manny's Famous Deli
Businesses/Grocers/Mott's
Businesses/Grocers/Preston Groceries
Businesses/Grocers/Waldbaum's
Businesses/Grocers/Wild Oats/Kosher Certification, 2000s
Businesses/Hardware
Businesses/Insurance
Businesses/Investment/Venture Capital
Businesses/Jewelry
Businesses/Jewelry/Ernest Schall Jewelers
Businesses/Jewelry/ Savitt, William
Businesses/Judaica/Judaica Store (formerly Israel Gift Store)
Businesses/Judaica/Yehudit Gifts
Businesses/Laundry/Mayflower Laundry and Drycleaning

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1819-1969 150th Anniversary -- Passbook to a Proud Past and a Promising Future, A History of Hartford

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Series III: Colonial Realty
Businesses/Real Estate/Colonial Realty -- series of newspaper articles and clippings

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Series IV: Professions
Professions/Accountants
Professions/Architects
Professions/Architects/ Berenson, Julius/ Architectural Examination Board of the State of Connecticut license, 1933 oversize drawer
Professions/Arts
Professions/Arts and Crafts
Professions/Arts/Drama/Theater
Professions/Arts/Drama/Film
Professions/Arts/Drama/Television
Professions/Authors
Professions/Authors/Aromie, Nancy Slonim
Professions/Collectors/Levy, Billie
Professions/Dentists
Professions/Educators
Professions/Health/Holistic
Professions/Legal
Professions/Lawyers
Professions/Legal/Research Paper/Author Unknown/A Separate Elite: Jewish Lawyers, the Legal Profession, and the Jewish Community, no date
Professions/Medical/Historical Museum of Medicine and Dentistry founded by Dr. Leonard Menczer.
Professions/Medical/Miscellaneous
Professions/Mental Health/Miscellaneous
Professions/Musicians
Professions/Nursing
Professions/Nursing/Jewish Nursing Project, 1998
Professions/Pharmacists
Professions/Photographers/drescher, Yosefa
Professions/Pilots
Professions/Policemen
Professions/Politicians, before 1940
Professions/Politicians, 1940s
Professions/Politicians, 1950s
Professions/Politicians, 1960s
Professions/Politicians, 1970s
Professions/Politicians, 1980s
Professions/Politicians, 1990s
Professions/Politicians, 2000s
Professions/Sports, see also Sports and Hall of Fame Collection
Professions/Storytellers
Professions/Veterinarians
Series II: Businesses Manufacturing-Tobacco

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Series V: Oversize
Home Circle Stores/Advertisements

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Photo Series I: Business & Professions Photographs: A-C
Berman Abrahams Harnessmaking
Agdish, Nathan/Junk Peddler
Aircraft Pharmacy (Samuel H. Cohen)
Aishberg's Shoes
Albany Cash Market
Aladdin shop (Emma Perlstein Cohen)
American Coal
Arsenal Bread Shop
S. Bacharach Grocery
Balgley & Co. photographers
R. Ballerstein & Co. Millinery
Barbers
Bassoks Clothing Store
Bergen Bros Auto Tire Co.
S. Berman Tailor
E. Berman Dry Good Store (Elias Berman)
Big Lion Food Market, taken during 1936 flood. (Harry Reuben, George Reuben, Abe Cohen
Blue Hills Delicatessen (Ossie Ospipowitz)
D. Blumenthal Cloaks, Millinery
Bonner & Preston Co. OVERSIZE
Cantarow's Drug Store, see also Cantarow family in People, people oversize and people super oversize
Capitol Tobacco Co.
Casey-Folsom Automotive/Ann Street, 1962
Charles St. Chicken Market
Cheap John (John Finkelstein; see also Finkelstein's Men’s and Boy’s Outfitters
Chinitz Grocery Store (Harry and Rose Chinitz)
City Coal
J.M. Cohn Coal Company
Connecticut Grocers' and Marketmen’s association, 1953
Copaco (Herman Bercowetz) see also Farming Collection
Crockett, Philip, dry goods peddler in Maine
Crown Market
Crystal Barbershop (Jack Molans, Louis Kosoff)

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Photo Series II: Business & Professions Photographs: D-F
H.D. Daniel (Men’s Clothing)
Davidson, Osher, Fruit and Vegetable Peddler
Davidson and Leventhal
Davison Scrap Iron (Morris Davison)
Drug store, unidentified, Maxwell's? 1930s
Dworski Dry Goods
East Hartford Custom Tailor (Samuel Kovarsky)
East Side Candy Store (Joseph Wiegel)
East Side Department Store
Eblen’s
Elite Studio
Empire Delicatessen
Epstein’s Crockery and Hardware (Morris and Abraham Epstein)
Feinblum Music Store (Joseph Feinblum)
Fine Drug Store
Fine Drug Store, see also OVERSIZE
Finkelstein’s Men’s and Boy’s Outfitters (John Finklestein; see also Chap John)
First National Stores (Morris Joseloff)
Fisher’s Ladies Apparel
Freund Meat Market (Simon Freund)
Friedman’s Dry Goods Store
G. Fox & Co. see also Fox family collection
G. Fox & Co./fire damage sale, 1870?
G. Fox & Co./Buildings/406-410 Main Street, 1880
G. Fox & Co./Buildings/956-976 Main Street, 1896-1917
G. Fox & Co./Buildings/956-972 Main Street/Fire and rubble, 1917
G. Fox & Co./Buildings/956-972 Main Street/Fire aftermath, 1917
G. Fox & Co./Buildings/1918
G. Fox & Co./Executives, 1953
G. Fox & Co./Expansions, 1940s and later

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Photo Series III: Business & Professions Photographs: G-J
Grocery Stores, Miscellaneous
H. Gerstein, Manufacturer of Ladies Dresses, Lass Setting Store; see also Labinger and Gerstein
Gitlen Motor Sales (Herbert Gitlen)
Gloria Gay Dress Shop (Nathan Myerson)
Glotzer & Glotzer Furs
K. Goldberg Coal and Feed
Goodman, Sam, vegetable peddler
Good Samaritan Drug Store
J. Gorphine
Greenbaum Drug Store (Moses Greenbaum)
Herman Gross, wholesale bottle dealer
L.B. Hass & Co. Tobacco
Handler, David, tires and bicycle accessories
H. Harris, wallpaper and paints
Harris Express Co. (Philip Harris)
L. C. Harris Pharmacy
Hartford businesses on CD
Hartford Live fish Market (W. Schwartz)
A. and S. Hartman Leaf Tobacco
Hebrew book Store (Jechiel Spiro)
Hebrew Market (David Matts)
Hellmann Drug Store (Anton Hellman)
Hellman's Meat Market
Hirshberg Grocery
Hirshberg & Samuels, shoes
Hoffman brothers, paints and wallpaper (Raymond and Joseph Hoffman)
Holtz Portrait Studios
Home Circle Stores
Honiss Oyster House
Hotel Perl (Abe Perlstein)
Hotel Oxford
J. Hurwitz Furniture
Imperial Photographic Studio (Isaac Pasternack)
Israel Gift Shop (Joseph and grace Sherman)
Jacobs Ice Cream and soda water
Jainchill & Labinger Cigars
H. Jonas Groceries

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Photo Series IV: Business & Professions Photographs: K-L
Kahn's grocery (Henry Kahn)
Kamin’s 5 & 10
Kaplan Shoe Store (David Kaplan)
Karp, Harry, dry goods peddler
Karp, Harry, grocery store, Hartford
Karp, Harry, shoe store, Bristol
Karp, Harry, Karp’s Outlet, Hartford
Kashmann's Specialty Market
Kashmann's Specialty Market/enlargement in drawer
Kashmann's Store (Clothing)
Katzenstein's Meat Market
M. Kemler, Wholesale Paper & Bags
Kershenbaum, Benny/Ladies and Men’s Custom Tailoring/advertising card
Kingswood Market (Morris Borstein)
Kramer, Chas. (Clothing)
Kurzmack Variety store (Mandel Kurzmack)
Labinger & Gerstein Dress Factory, see also H. Gerstein
Lappen & Gordon Co. (Lappen’s Fireside Center)
L. Laschever the Tailor (Louis Laschever)
Lechowetsky, Morris, chicken market
Levenson Watchmaker Supplies (Morris Levenson)
Libman, Morris, clothing
E. Lieblick Union Bakery

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Photo Series V: Business & Professions Photographs: M-P
M & S Tamale Co. (Joseph Hirshfeld)
Margolis Cabinet Shop, 2 folders
Marholin's Furniture
Market Street Barbershop (Joseph Kovarsky) [folder missing, 9/16/10]
Markowitz Store on Main Street /Emlargment in drawer [folder missing, 9/16/10]
S. Max furs (Max Sklarinsky)
J. Max Furrier (Jacob Max)
Maxwell Drug Co.
Mayer, W. Tin and Agate Ware Peddler
Mayflower Laundry & Dry Cleaning (Pinney Katz)
Meister Clothing Cleaner (M.P. Meister)
Merchants Ice Co. (Barney Myers)
I.S. Missal Dry goods
Moshinsky Groceries (Nathan Moshinsky)
Neiman, Mendel, fruit Peddler
Nelson’s Drug Store (Sam Nelson)
New England Leaf Tobacco
Newton Robinson Store on Asylum, "Morris on ladder"
O.K. Bakery
Parkville Apparel (Max Greenspoon)
Parkway Delicatessen (Benjamin and Samuel Neistat)
Pierce Pharmacy
Phoenix Building News
Platt Delicatessen
Produce, Unidentified
Pyne-Davidson Printing Co. (M. H. Davidson)
Miller's Delicatessen

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Photo Series VI: Business & Professions Photographs: R-Z
Rabinovitz Soda Bottling Plant
Robbins Delicatessen (Speedy Cohen)
Rundbaken Real Estate
S. Kinder restaurant, Lender family, 1988
Savitt, Frank/Jewelry
Spaien's Department Store (Herman Spaien)
B. Schwartz (Beer & Ale)
Shoor Bros.
Stern & Mandlebaum
Susselman Store
Tager, Max, barber
Torchinsky, Abraham, groceries
William Toubman 7 sons Garage
Tuckel's Radio Store
Union Bakery (Baggish Family)
S. Vogel Groceries
Wald butcher Shop
Washington Tailor Shop
Wayside Print Ship (Louis Elovich)
Weiner Bros. Produce
Whalen Drug
Whalen Drug/enlargement in drawer
White Star Market (Abraham Krugman)
Wise-Smith & Co.
Woodland Meat Market, kosher (Powers)
Yellin's Saloon (Mayer Yellin)
Zucker Furniture (Max Zucker)

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Photo Series VII: Business & Professions Photographs: Oversized
OVERSIZE/American Coal
OVERSIZE/Bonner & Preston Co.
OVERSIZE/Big Lion
OVERSIZE/Cantarow's Pharmacy
OVERSIZE/Cheap John
OVERSIZE/Davison Scrap
OVERSIZE/Fisher's Ladies Apparal
OVERSIZE/R. Ballerstine
OVERSIZE/G. Fox & Co. fire
OVERSIZE/Gitlen Motor Sales
OVERSIZE/Harris Pharmacy
OVERSIZE/Hoffman Brothers
OVERSIZE/Holz Portrait Studio
OVERSIZE/Kahn's Store
OVERSIZE/Kahn's Store
OVERSIZE/Labinger and Gerstein
OVERSIZE/Margolis Furniture
OVERSIZE/Max Furs
OVERSIZE/Nelson's Drug Store
OVERSIZE/Stern & Mandlebaum

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