Jesse Shwayder Holding Incendiary Bomb, circa 1940
Jesse Shwayder holds an incendiary bomb manufactured by Shwayder Brothers during World War II. From left to right: Emmet Heisler, Jesse Shwayder, seated, Louis Degen. Two of the men in the photograph are unidentified. The Shwayders founded the Samsonite Corporation.
- circa 1940
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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
Good 8 x 10 inches black and white
Donated by Samsonite Corporation, advertising department.
Title supplied by archivist.
Inscription and Marks
Handwritten on envelope: "# 155 Jesse Shwayder, 1940's." On back of photograph: "#155 Jesse Shwayder holding incendiary bomb manufactured by Shwayder Bros during war c. early 1940's. L-R Emmet Heisler, Jesse Shwayder, seated, Louis Degen, Donor Samsonite Corporation, advertising dept."
- From the Collection: University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies. Ira M. Beck Memorial Archives (Beck Archives) (Organization)