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Shwayder, Jesse, 1882-1970

 Person

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Jesse Shwayder Holding Incendiary Bomb, circa 1940

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0001.00014
Overview Jesse Shwayder holds an incendiary bomb manufactured by Shwayder Brothers during World War II. From left to right: Emmet Heisler, Jesse Shwayder, seated, Louis Degen. Two of the men in the photograph are unidentified. The Shwayders founded the Samsonite Corporation.

Jesse Shwayder with Golden Rule Marbles, between 1960-1970

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Identifier: B063.01.0001.00015
Overview Jesse Shwayder sits at a desk with a set of Golden Rule Marbles. These marbles were often given away to employees of the Samsonite Corporation, as well as visitors to remind them of the Golden Rule.

Portrait of Jesse Shwayder, between 1960-1970

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Identifier: B063.01.0001.00016
Overview Portrait of Jesse Shwayder in the 1960's. The photograph was possibly taken on his 80th birthday. Jesse Shwayder and his brothers founded the Samsonite Corporation.

Portrait of Jesse Shwayder, between 1960-1970

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Identifier: B063.01.0001.00017
Overview Portrait of Jesse Shwayder standing behind a table with a bible in his right hand. Jesse Shwayder and his brothers founded the Samsonite Corporation.

The Shwayder Brothers Standing on a Samsonite Suitcase, circa 1910

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Identifier: B063.01.0001.00018
Overview The five Shwayder brothers stand on a board that is balanced on a Samsonite suitcase to demonstrate the strength of the suitcase. Jesse Shwayder is pictured second from the right. Other Shwayder brothers are: Mark, Maurice, Benjamin and Solomon. The Shwayder brothers owned Shwayder Trunk Company, which later became known as the Samsonite Corporation. The photograph was used to advertise Samsonite luggage.

The Shwayder Brothers Standing on a Samsonite Suitcase, circa 1910

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Identifier: B063.01.0009.00002
Overview The five Shwayder brothers stand on a board that is balanced on a Samsonite suitcase to demonstrate the strength of the suitcase. Jesse Shwayder is pictured second from the right. Other Shwayder brothers are: Mark, Maurice, Benjamin and Solomon. The Shwayder brothers owned Shwayder Trunk Company, which later became known as the Samsonite Corporation. The photograph was used to advertise Samsonite luggage.