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Shwayder, Isaac, 1855-1916


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Ellis Island Wall of Honor, 1992

Identifier: B433.01.0001.0011

Contains Ellis Island certificates for Isaac and Rachel Kobey Shwayder from Poland and Harry and Anna Corske Friedland from Lithuania.

Dates: 1992

Family Information, Trees, and Charts, 1960-2000

Identifier: B433.02.0001.0012

File contains three pages of the Shwayder Line from Isaac Shwayder/Rachel Lea Kobey; family sheet of Jesse and Nellie Weitz Shwayder; family sheet of Isaac and Rachel Lea Kobey Shwayder; family sheet of Eugene and Deborah Shwayder Sims, daughter of Solomon and Ida Weitz Shwayder; family sheet of Solomon and Ida Weitz Shwayder; Hourglass Tree of Irving Bud Joshua Shwayder; handwritten tree of Solomon and Ida Weitz Shwayder; and research materials.

Dates: 1960-2000

Isaac Shwayder, between 1875-1880

Identifier: B063.08.0047.00031

Wedding portrait of Isaac Shwayder leaning against a bench.

Dates: between 1875-1880

Isaac Shwayder, 1896-1898

Identifier: B433.02.0001.0016

Contains two Statement of Assets of Isaac Shwayder for the years 1896 and 1898.

Dates: 1896-1898

Isaac Shwayder Family, circa 1905

Identifier: B063.05.0041.00085

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.

Dates: circa 1905

Photograph of Isaac Shwayder, 1880

Identifier: B101.01.0001.0003.00001
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains a cd, two original photographs, and photo prints of the Shwayder family.

Dates: 1880

Shwayder Family Histories and Genealogical Material, 1967-2002

Identifier: B245.02
Scope and Contents The series includes 20th-century materials detailing Shwayder family history. including two copies of the book "The Tale of a Little Trunk and Other Stories" by Hannah Shwayder Berry (1977 and 2002), a transcript of an oral history by Hannah Shwayder Berry (1981), a newspaper clipping of Hannah Shwayder Berry's story The 'pied piper' of West Colfax (1967), and a booklet describing the genealogy of the Shwayder family that includes family members born as early as 1876 and as late as 1943....
Dates: 1967-2002

Shwayder Family Papers and Samsonite Corporation Records

Identifier: B245
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1896-2002

Small Town Jews: Creating Colorado Communities, 2014

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00014

Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in small communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.

Dates: 2014

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Archival Object 8
Collection 2
Denver (Colo.) 4
Jewish men 4
Central City (Colo.) 3
Jewish women 3
Photographs 3