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Shwayder, Isaac, 1855-1916

 Person

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Isaac Shwayder, between 1875-1880

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0047.00031
Overview Wedding portrait of Isaac Shwayder leaning against a bench.
Dates: between 1875-1880

Isaac Shwayder Family, circa 1905

 Item
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.
Dates: circa 1905

Photograph of Isaac Shwayder, 1880

 Item
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 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...
Dates: 1896-2002

Small Town Jews: Creating Colorado Communities, 2014

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00013
Overview 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