Jesse Shwayder Formal Portrait, circa 1929
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.
- circa 1929
- Blank and Strosser (Photographer, Organization)
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1 items (photograph)
Scope and Contents
From the Collection: The collection contains materials intentionally assembled by the Ira M. and Peryle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives of Jews in the Rocky Mountain region. The bulk of the photographs are from or related to various towns in Colorado, but the collection also contains photographs from other states in the western United States.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Fair 17 x 12 inches black and white
Donated by family members Gordon Rosenblum and Nellie Shwayder on December 30, 1976.
Title supplied by archivist.
Inscription and Marks
Handwritten on the front of the photograph: ''Blank and Strosser, N.Y.''