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Name Golden Mercantile Company
Details Co-owned by Cliff Schoech and Dwight Branch. Took over building preiviously owned by the Koenig family and operated as Koenig's Mercantile around 1941.

Associated Records

Image of 80.05.01 - Flag

80.05.01 - Flag

Large 38-star American flag, approximately 12' 5" x 24' 2". Dimensions are close in size to a Navy flag, which typically measured 13 x 25 feet. The stars are arranged in an alternate design, 8-7-8-7-8. The stripes are 11" - 12" wide. It is pieced together with machine stitches overall, with a white cotton thread. The fabric is most likely wool bunting. Most of the stripes are constructed from one length of fabric. There is one vertical seam along the left side under the canton in the white stripe second from the bottom. The red stripe second from the top has a vertical seam 6" from the fly end. The red stripe third from the top has a seam 8" from the fly end. The top and bottom of the flag a

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 2009.012.001 - Print, Photographic

2009.012.001 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of the painted mural once located on the south side of the Loveland Building in Golden, CO. The mural was titled "Honoring of Golden Citizens Serving Our Country" and was sponsored by the Golden Chamber of Commerce. The mural was painted sometime in the early 1940s during the early years of WWII and served as a well-known landmark until about 1949, when it was painted over. Gold stars painted after a name signified that the individual died in the line of duty.

Image of 97.92 - Photograph

97.92 - Photograph

Black and white photograph of employees from the Golden Mercantile standing outside the entrance to the business at 12th and Washington Avenue in Golden. Standing from left to right are: Ray Gilbert, Ernie Son, Cliff Schoech, Maurice Maas, Al Treffeisen, Winifred (Winnie) and Dwight (Twig) Branch. Their kids Tamara Branch and her brother Claude Branch are standing in front.

Image of 2014.033.002 - Print, Photographic

2014.033.002 - Print, Photographic

Black and white digital photograph of the Golden Mercantile located at the corner of Washington Avenue and 12th Street in the Loveland Building. Two small awnings are seen on the front of the building with the words "Golden Mercantile". Above the awnings are the words "Solitaire Coffee", "Golden Mercantile", and "Frozen, Food, Lockers". Visible on the left side of the building is the mural titled Honoring of Golden Citizens Serving Our Country and was sponsored by the Golden Chamber of Commerce. Immediately to the right is Golden Furniture.

Image of 2014.033.003 - Print, Photographic

2014.033.003 - Print, Photographic

Black and white digital photograph of Golden Mercantile located at the corner of Washington Avenue and 12th Street in the Loveland Building. Two small awnings are seen on the front of the building with the words "Golden Mercantile". Above the front awning is the words "Solitaire Coffee", "Golden Mercantile", and "Frozen, Food, Lockers". There is a light post seen on the corner of Washington Avenue.

Image of 2016.004.001 - Print, Photographic

2016.004.001 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of the historical designation plaque on the Koenig Mercantile Building located at 1122 Washington Avenue in Golden, Colorado. Plaque recognizes the building as one of three locations where the legislature met with Golden was the Territorial Capital of Colorado. It also recognizes the city being named for Tom Golden. The plaque is seen mounted on the outside of the building to the right of a window. The window has a display of several tins of Monarch Tea. Plaque still remains on the building although it was relocated at an unknown time. It's now located on the south side of the building currently known at the Old Capital Grill restaurant.