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Shwayder Family

 Family

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Family of Jessie and Nellie Shwayder, circa 1922

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Identifier: B063.05.0041.00083
Overview Jesse and Nellie Shwayder sit for a family portrait surrounded by their five children. All members of the family are looking at Norma, the baby, who sits center on Jesse's lap and is the only individual looking at the camera. The other children are, left to right, Dorothy, Fay, King, and Ruth.

Hannah Shwayder Berry, circa 1912

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Identifier: B100.03.0001.0003.00001

Isaac Shwayder Family, circa 1905

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Identifier: B063.05.0041.00085
Overview Isaac and Rachel Shwayder sit for a formal family portrait surrounded by their ten children: Sol, Jesse, Rachel, Mark, Gertrude, Florence, Maurice, Hannah, Ben and Liebe.

Oral History Interview with Hannah Shwayder Berry, 1981 March 1

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00084
Overview Major subjects covered in the interview include the Shwayder and Kobey (originally Kobersky) families, immigrating to Colorado from Poland, Hannah Shwayder Berry’s grandmother Miriam "Mary" Kobey (a Denver midwife nicknamed the “Angel of Mercy”) and refers to book “The Tale of the Little Trunk”; a copy of the book can be found in the Beck Archives.

Shwayder Family, 1938 March 17

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Identifier: B063.05.0013.00026
Overview Rachel Kobey Shwayder sits center left surrounded by her family on her 80th birthday celebration. The Shwayder family pose on a stairway at the Green Gables Country Club.

Shwayder Family, 1938 June 30

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Identifier: B063.05.0021.00006
Overview The Shwayder family pose on a stairway at the Green Gables Country Club during Rachel Shwayder's 80th birthday celebration.

Shwayder Family, between 1960-1970

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Identifier: B063.05.0041.00082
Overview Three generations of the Shwayder family pose together on steps.

Shwayder Family, 1893

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Identifier: B063.05.0041.00084
Overview Ten members of the Shwayder family pose for a formal studio portrait.

Shwayder Family Papers and Samsonite Corporation Records

 Collection
Identifier: B245
Overview The Shwayder family of Denver, Colorado, is best known for the luggage company Samsonite Corporation, which the family founded and operated. Isaac and Rachel Shwayder had migrated from Manchester, England to Colorado in 1881 and eventually settled in Denver. In 1910 their son, Jesse Shwayder, opened a small luggage factory in Denver with his father along with his brothers Mark, Maurice, Benjamin, and Solomon Shwayder. The company started as Shwayder Trunk Manufacturing Company, was later...