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Name Foss Drug

Associated Records

Image of 2014.007.002 - Audiocassette

2014.007.002 - Audiocassette

One compact disc and one audio cassette recording of Maude White and Irene Goetze. Completed as part of Golden Landmarks Association Oral History Project Phase II. Topics covered in interview with Maude White include: I. Coming to Golden in 1902 from Aspen II. Father was a miner, working at the quarry III. Transporting the rock for the Denver Tramway IV. Later worked for Rubey Clay Pits V. Available foods VI. Stewart Market VII. Treffeisen slaughter house VIII. White family ranch IX. Cornish pasties, monthly pasty sale X. Water well XI. Entertainment: shows opera, dances, roller skating, slide shows XII. People XIII. Businesses: flour mills freights trains XIV. Events XV. T

Image of 2015.016.001 - Narrative

2015.016.001 - Narrative

"A Vacation in Colorado: July 4, 1941 to August 1, 1941" as written by Harold A. Miner with William Miner. A 47 page narrative about their vacation to Colorado and Golden in 1941.

Image of 2015.016.001 - Narrative

2015.016.001 - Narrative

"A Vacation in Colorado: July 4, 1941 to August 1, 1941" as written by Harold A. Miner with William Miner. A 47 page narrative about their vacation to Colorado and Golden in 1941.

Image of 2017.021.001 - Manuscript

2017.021.001 - Manuscript

Frederick Allen "Heine" Foss chronicles how he first met his wife, Barbara Fleming, and their life together in Golden, Colorado. Subjects include their military service, ranching in Golden and the Mesa Meadows housing development.

Image of 2013.003.005 - Print, Photographic

2013.003.005 - Print, Photographic

Color canvas portrait of Heinie Foss seated in a chair outside of his barn at 501 North Ford Street in Golden, CO. He is wearing a purple shirt, tan jacket and a Stetson.

Image of 2002.001.009 - Postcard

2002.001.009 - Postcard

Color postcard #3186 of Washington Avenue in Golden, CO. looking north. Businesses line both sidees of the street and cars are parked at diagonals. Postcard is unused.

Image of 2002.001.010 - Postcard

2002.001.010 - Postcard

Color postcard #725 of Washington Street, in Golden, Colorado. The back of the postcard is unused.

Image of 2011.003.014 - Postcard, Picture

2011.003.014 - Postcard, Picture

Black and white picture postcard of Washington Avenue viewed toward the Northwest with several cars parked diagonally along the street. The Holland House is located on the left side with "Hotel, Cafe" sign hanging on the front of the building. The Conoco Gas Station, Foss Drug Store, and Alpine Drug Store are seen on the left side of Washington Avenue. The Golden Gem theatre and the Linder Block are located on the right side of Washington Avenue.

Image of 2012.082.004 - Postcard, Picture

2012.082.004 - Postcard, Picture

Color postcard looking north up Washington Avenue in Golden, CO. The Holland House hotel and dining room are on the left with cars parked diagonally on both sides of the avenue. The "Howdy Folks Welcome to Golden" arch is visible to the right. Postcard is unused.

Image of 2014.002.023 - Poster

2014.002.023 - Poster

One color poster showing different landmarks of the City of Golden. The poster also includes written history of different landmarks and of the City of Golden. The poster was created by Front Range Poster Promotions from Fort Collins, Colorado.

Image of 2014.004.001 - Figure, Toy

2014.004.001 - Figure, Toy

Plastic Fredrick Allen "Heinie" Foss bobblehead doll to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Foss Drug store being open in Golden, Colorado for the years 1913-2013. The figure is of Foss holding a smaller version of himself wearing a light colored suit and a red tie. The figure is standing on a black square base with the words: F.A. "Heinie" Foss; 1913-2013; Golden, Colorado; and "100 Great Years" stamped along all four edges. This particular bobblehead is marked on the bottom as number 1 of 100. The bobblehead is housed in the original box which it came in.

Image of 2014.005.001 - Postcard

2014.005.001 - Postcard

Color postcard of Foss General Store located at the intersection of Washington Avenue and 13th Street in Golden, CO. Multiple large signs are visible on the building including Foss Discount Liquors and Golden Ram Restaurant. The Foss mural depicting some moments in Golden's history by Robert Dafford in 1993 can be seen to the left on the south side of the building. Golden Colorado is printed across the bottom center of the front. Written on the back upper left corner: Foss General Store A unique shopping experience since 1913. Step back in time and visit "Where the West Shops"! Photo by Art Bilsten.

Image of 2014.019.002 - Supplement, Newspaper

2014.019.002 - Supplement, Newspaper

Special Section celebrating Foss General Store's reopening after major expansion. The 16 page special section highlights the history of the Foss family, store, and tidbits related to the nine month expansion program. The section was inlcuded in the Coloroado Transcript on Thursday, November 30, 1961.

Image of 2014.050.003 - Advertisement

2014.050.003 - Advertisement

One framed advertisement page with different businesses in Golden and the 1952-1953 Colorado School of Mines football schedule. There are a total of 54 businesses listed.

Image of 2015.065.013a - Decanter, Bar

2015.065.013a - Decanter, Bar

One Mini White Tail Deer Ski Country decanter of the White Tail Deer jumping over a log which is next to a tree stump. The top of the tree stump is the stopper for the decanter. The Ski Country sticker is located near the base by the tree stump. Written on the sticker: Ski Country Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey; 80 Proof 50 ml; Bottled by Ski Country LTD.; St. Louis, MO 63139. Written on the base: Ski Country; Limited Edition White Tail Deer Mini 1981; Golden Colorado 80401. The artist's signature is stamped on the base. The decanter is housed in the original box.

Image of 2016.025.001 - Bottle, Milk

2016.025.001 - Bottle, Milk

Clear glass one-quart bottle with "Foss Drug Co/ Golden/ Colorado" in a raised circular design. This milk bottle style was used from 1910s to 1940s. Foss Drug opened in 1913 when it was purchased by Henry "Heinie" Foss. It closed after 94 years in 2007. Store was located at 1224 Washington Avenue in Golden, Colorado.

Image of 2016.052.001 - Postcard

2016.052.001 - Postcard

Black and white postcard looking south on Washington Avenue in Golden, Colorado with "Howdy Folks!/ Welcome to Golden/ Where the West Remains" arch sign. The Jolly Rancher sign is visible on the left of the sign. Other businesses are visible, including Foss Drug, Gross Plumbing, Jimmie's Shoe Shop, and more.

Image of 2017.027.002 - Cookbook

2017.027.002 - Cookbook

Saddle-stitched cookbook with brown paper cover for Cook Book of the Fairmount Circle of Mothers' Congress from December 1914. Belonged to Edith Churches. Has advertisement for J. C. Davidson Furniture and Undertaking advertisement. Also has adverts for J. H. Linder Hardware, L. H. Morris, Mr. W. D. Schofield, Ellis', Foss Drug Co., City Meat Market, The Castle Rock Ice Cream Parlor, The Quaintance Investment Company, The Golden Globe, The Stewart-Smith Grocery Company, The Koenig Merc. Co., F. B. Robinson Books & Stationery, D. Edison Garvin, S. Sorenson Staple and Fancy Groceries. The Duvall-Davison Lumber Co., W. H. Fromhart, Thomas Tullett blacksmith, W. M. Sarell Hardware & Plumbing C

Image of 2062.f - Postcard

2062.f - Postcard

Black and white postcard, 1470 - Washington Ave, Golden, Colo.

Image of "Descriptive Geometry" book written by Joseph O'Bryne with a foreword by Victor C. Alderson, Dean of the Colorado School of Mines, May 1920.  Donald M. Johnson is written on the inside of the front cover.

"Descriptive Geometry" book written by Joseph O'Bryne with a foreword by Victor C. Alderson, Dean of the Colorado School of Mines, May 1920. Donald M. Johnson is written on the inside of the front cover.

"Descriptive Geometry" book written by Joseph O'Bryne with a foreword by Victor C. Alderson, Dean of the Colorado School of Mines, May 1920. Donald M. Johnson is written on the inside of the front cover.