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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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

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Identifier: B063.08.0033.0005.00002
Overview 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...
Dates: between 1940-1948

Formal Portrait of Max Ginsberg, between 1920-1929

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Identifier: B063.08.0033.0003.00001
Overview Formal portrait of Max Ginsberg in a hat and suit. He was born in Russia as Israel Mordecai Bialagorski but changed his name when he came to the United States circa 1896. He had a leather belt factory in New York City but sold it when he moved to Denver, Colorado circa 1910. In Denver he worked for his son-in-law's business, the Auto Wrecking Co. The family lived in Denver at 2911 W. Colfax Avenue in a combined home and shop for his wife Dora Ginsberg to make Sheitels (wigs). Max Ginsberg died...
Dates: between 1920-1929

Interview with Herman Berman on the history of the Imperial Cap Co., 1985 December 1

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Identifier: B098.01.0005.00131
Overview Interview covers the history of the Imperial Cap Co.
Dates: 1985 December 1

Jesse Shwayder with Golden Rule Marbles, between 1960-1970

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Identifier: B063.01.0001.00015
Overview Jesse Shwayder sits at a desk with a set of Golden Rule Marbles. These marbles were often given away to employees of the Samsonite Corporation, as well as visitors to remind them of the Golden Rule.
Dates: between 1960-1970

Maurice Epstein Cartoon, 1923 December 30

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Identifier: B063.01.0001.00049
Overview Cartoon of Maurice Epstein with a photograph head and cartoon body. He holds three caps and around him are more drawn pictures and writing. Counter clockwise from the top, ''Maurice likes to burn up the roads in his big Lincoln.'' On a billboard near a car, ''Imperial Caps 'Just a mile above the rest of 'em.''' On a sign, ''This is Mr. Epstein owner of Midwest Cap Wrks. Biggest cap factory west of Chicago!!'' Near a factory, ''''Imperial' Midwest Caps going to important centers.'' Trains...
Dates: 1923 December 30

Oral History Interview with Silas Kobey, 1986 March 1

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Identifier: B098.01.0006.00135
Overview Topics covered: Pioneering days of Colorado, manufacturing business, Silas was born and raised in Aspen and came to Denver in 1924 when mining fizzled out. Father was a Russian immigrant rabbi and grandmother was well known midwife, Miriam Kobey. Talks about family and business life in Denver, potato chip factory.
Dates: 1986 March 1

Portrait of Maurice B. Shwayder, between 1920-1930

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Identifier: B063.08.0033.0005.00001
Overview Formal portrait of Maurice B. Shwayder standing in a suit. 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 1920-1930

The Shwayder Brothers Standing on a Samsonite Suitcase, circa 1910

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Identifier: B063.01.0001.00018
Overview The five Shwayder brothers stand on a board that is balanced on a Samsonite suitcase to demonstrate the strength of the suitcase. Jesse Shwayder is pictured second from the right. Other Shwayder brothers are: Mark, Maurice, Benjamin and Solomon. The Shwayder brothers owned Shwayder Trunk Company, which later became known as the Samsonite Corporation. The photograph was used to advertise Samsonite luggage.
Dates: circa 1910

The Shwayder Brothers Standing on a Samsonite Suitcase, circa 1910

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Identifier: B063.01.0009.00002
Overview The five Shwayder brothers stand on a board that is balanced on a Samsonite suitcase to demonstrate the strength of the suitcase. Jesse Shwayder is pictured second from the right. Other Shwayder brothers are: Mark, Maurice, Benjamin and Solomon. The Shwayder brothers owned Shwayder Trunk Company, which later became known as the Samsonite Corporation. The photograph was used to advertise Samsonite luggage.
Dates: circa 1910