Shwayder, Nellie Weitz, 1886-1977
Nellie Weitz married Jesse Shwayder who began trunk company that became Samsonite luggage. Their son King D. Shwayder became president in 1961. Nellie Weitz Shwayder wrote five fictional stories set in Denver, Colorado. Nellie Shwayder was born in Denver in 1886 and died there in 1977.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Nine pages of "Little Women" and "Little Men" kept by Nellie Shwayder.
Box 92, circa 1945
Contains an intaglio engraving plate of Nellie Shwayder, probably made of zinc.
Digitized copies of five stories by Nellie Shwayder, a scrapbook containing articles and obituaries on Jessie Shwayder, copy of nine pages from Little Women and Little Men, and eight photographs.
Family Information, Trees, and Charts, 1960-2000
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.
Family of Jessie and Nellie Shwayder, circa 1922
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.
Five Stories by Nellie Shwayder
Digital copy of "Five Stories" by Nellie Swayder. The stories are fictional but set in Denver, Colorado.
Group of Women at a Park, between 1915-1940
Seven women pose together in a group in a park. Left to right are Fanny Milstein, Bessie Balaban (Kindergarten teacher at Cheltenham School), Ida Shwayder, Grandmother Weitz, Doris Ginsberg, Nellie Shwayder, and Minnie Shwartz.
Black and white print of headshot of Nellie Shwayder, University of Denver donor and wife of Jesse Shwayder.
Shwayder Family Histories and Genealogical Material, 1967-2002
Shwayder Family Papers and Samsonite Corporation Records
- Archival Object 9
- Collection 1
- Denver (Colo.) 4
- Jewish women 4
- Photographs 4
- Colorado 3
- Short stories 2
- Books and reading 1
- Intaglio printing 1
- Jewish authors 1
- Jewish businesspeople -- Colorado -- Denver 1
- Jewish children 1
- Jewish families 1
- Jewish families -- Colorado 1
- Jewish men 1
- Jewish men -- Colorado -- Denver 1
- Parks 1
- Philanthropists 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Social life and customs 1
- Suitcases 1
- Writing 1 + ∧ less