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Shwayder, Jesse, 1882-1970

 Person

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Dinner Event, between 1940-1960

 Item
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

 Item
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

 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

Jesse Shwayder Formal Portrait, circa 1929

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0031.0004.00001
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

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.
Dates: between 1960-1970

Jewish Event, between 1940-1960

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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

Jewish Leaders with the Colorado Governor, 1954

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Identifier: B063.04.0037.00082
Overview Left to right Governor Daniel Thornton, Rabbi Charles Kauvar, Jesse Shwayder, Adolph Kiesler, and an unidentified man pose together.
Dates: 1954

Portrait of Jesse Shwayder, circa 1929

 Item
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

 File
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

The Shwayder Brothers Standing on a Samsonite Suitcase, circa 1910

 Item
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.
Dates: circa 1910