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Shwayder, Jesse, 1882-1970


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Dinner Event, between 1940-1960

Identifier: B063.05.0052.00077
Overview Several men and women sit at tables during a dinner event listening to a man at a speaker's podium. Seated second from right at the head table is Jesse Shwayder and fifth from the right is Rabbi Kauvar.
Dates: between 1940-1960

Family of Jessie and Nellie Shwayder, circa 1922

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.
Dates: circa 1922

Isaac Shwayder Family, circa 1905

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

Jewish Event, between 1940-1960

Identifier: B063.05.0052.00079
Overview Six men pose together at a Jewish event including Rabbi Kauvar (standing left), Jesse Shwayder (standing right), and Sid Jacobs (sitting right).
Dates: between 1940-1960

Portrait of Jesse Shwayder, circa 1929

Identifier: B063.01.0001.00039
Overview Formal portrait of Jesse Shwayder standing with his hands in his pockets. In the early 1900s, Jesse Shwayder opened a small luggage factor in Denver with his father, Isaac, and brothers Mark, Maurice, Benjamin, and Solomon. Together they turned it into one of the largest luggage producers in America, the Samsonite Corporation.
Dates: circa 1929

Schwayder, King David, 1970-1981

Identifier: U201.02.0141.0013
Overview Images of Jesse Shwayder, founder of the Samsonite Corporation and donor to the University of Denver, and his son King David Shwayder, DU alumnus and trustee, and president of the Samsonite Corporation: 12 black and white prints, including headshots of Jesse Shwayder; portrait of Jesse Shwayder holding a Bible; King Shwayder with an unidentified woman; John Evans Jr., Jesse Shwayder, Mr. Heitler, and Mr. Kaye; and headshots of King Shwayder. 5 sets of black and white negatives with contact...
Dates: 1970-1981