Beatrice Fox Auerbach

Fire at G. Fox & Co., Main Street, Hartford

G. Fox & Co. Destroyed by Fire – Today in History: January 29

January 29, 2018

On January 29, 1917, at about 11:00 pm, watchmen discovered a fire on the ground floor of the G. Fox... Read more » …[more]

Categories: Architecture, Beatrice Fox Auerbach, Business and Industry, Disaster, Hartford, Popular Culture

Beatrice Fox Auerbach meets with the department heads of her store, G. Fox & Company

Beatrice Fox Auerbach: Retail Pioneer Led Iconic Family Department Store

November 25, 2016

Beatrice Fox Auerbach was pioneering retail executive who ran the G. Fox & Co. department store and numerous philanthropic benefiting people in Hartford and around the world. …[more]

Categories: Beatrice Fox Auerbach, Business and Industry, Great Depression and World War II, Hartford, Popular Culture, Women

G. Fox and Co. Delivery Fleet, ca.1910-1950

G. Fox and the Golden Age of Department Stores

January 29, 2014

Founded by Gerson Fox in 1848, G. Fox & Co. went on to become the nation’s largest privately owned department... Read more » …[more]

Categories: Beatrice Fox Auerbach, Business and Industry, Everyday Life, Hartford, Work

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