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Berry, Hannah Shwayder, 1895-1986

 Person

Rachel Kobey and Isaac Shwayder had 11 children: Solomon, Dora, Jesse, Raschelle, Mark, Gertrude, Florence, Maurice, Hannah, Benjamin, and Liebe. Having been persuaded by his wife's pioneering uncle Abe Rachofsky and great uncle Alexander Rittmaster, Isaac Shwayder first came to Central City, Colorado, in 1879 to find work, and after two years the rest of his family joined him. The Shwayders later moved to Nevadaville (Black Hawk), Colorado, and in 1888 they settled in Denver. Hannah Shwayder was born in Denver on August 21, 1920 and died in Denver on December 21, 1995. Hannah Shwayder married Harry I. Berry and wrote about the Shwayder family and business, Samsonite luggage, in "Tales of a Little Trunk and Other Stories."

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Ben Shwayder and Hannah Berry, circa 1940

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0021.00079
Overview Ben Shwayder and Hannah Berry sit with two unidentified men at a table in a backyard.
Dates: circa 1940

Bruce Heitler with Hannah Shwayder Berry, circa 1981

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0041.00120
Overview Bruce Heitler and Hannah Shwayder Berry sit on a back patio and speak together during a gathering.
Dates: circa 1981

Collected Clippings and Articles, 1943-1986

 File
Identifier: B168.02.0001.0004
Scope and Contents Contains family histories, articles, newspaper clippings, and notes.
Dates: 1943-1986

Four Shwayder Sisters, circa 1930

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0021.00078
Overview Four Shwayder sisters at Union Station in Denver, Colorado. Left to right are Hannah Berry, Florence Krohn, Leba Clamage, and Gertrude Breetwor.
Dates: circa 1930

Growing up in Early Colorado: The Lives of Jewish Children, 1860-1940, 2012

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00010
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in Jewish communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.
Dates: 2012

Hannah and Gertrude Shwayder, 1909

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0021.00084
Overview Hannah and Gertrude Shwayder sit on a bench with their backs to the camera to show their long hair.
Dates: 1909

Hannah and Harry Berry on Honeymoon, 1918 June 8

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Identifier: B063.05.0021.00083
Overview Hannah and Harry Berry sit on either side of a donkey colt during their honeymoon in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Dates: 1918 June 8

Hannah Berry and Sons, circa 1980

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Identifier: B063.05.0038.00010
Overview Hannah Berry stands between her two sons, Ray and Lawrence, in a living room.
Dates: circa 1980

Hannah Berry as Rob Roy, circa 1910

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0047.00029
Overview Hannah Berry dressed in costume for the play Rob Roy.
Dates: circa 1910

Hannah Berry as Rob Roy, circa 1910

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0039.00012
Overview Hannah Berry dressed in costume for the play Rob Roy.
Dates: circa 1910