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Cabin Built by Maurice B. Shwayder, between 1940-1948

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0033.0005.00002

Abstract

Cabin in Colorado mountains that was built by Maurice B. Shwayder at his fishing camp. The cabin stands in front a mountain side with trees. Cars and a truck are parked by the cabin. When Maurice Shwayder died in 1948, his widow Ruth Shwayder donated 242 acres in the Colorado mountains to Congregation Emanual for use as a camp for Jewish children and it became the Shwayder Camp of Congregation Emanual. Maurice Shwayder helped found the Samonsite Luggage Company with his four brothers. He was also active in the founding of General Rose Memorial Hospital.

Dates

  • between 1940-1948

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Extent

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 and other countries. There are some 19th century photograph types represented in the collection, including albumen prints, daguerrotypes, tintypes, post cards, colorized prints, cabinet cards, and cartes-de-visite.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good 8 x 12 inches black and white

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on back of photograph, ''Shwayder Cabin built by Maurice.''

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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