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Portrait of Jesse Shwayder, between 1960-1970

Identifier: B063.01.0001.00016


Portrait of Jesse Shwayder in the 1960's. The photograph was possibly taken on his 80th birthday. Jesse Shwayder and his brothers founded the Samsonite Corporation.


  • between 1960-1970

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Portrait of Jesse Shwayder

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1 items (photograph) : Black and white photograph, good condition ; 8 x 10 inches

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.


Donated by Samsonite Corporation.


Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on envelope: "# 157 Jess Shwayder c 1960's." On back of photograph, "Jesse Shwayder. c 1960's (80th birthday?), #157, donor Samsonite Corp." There is also a stamp which reads: "Photo: Samsonite Corporation Please Credit."

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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