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Kobey family

 Family

The Kobey family of Aspen and Denver, Colo. includes: Dorothy Kobey Berry, six siblings, their parents Leah Sheffel and Harris Kobey, their uncle Ben Kobey, her husband Nathan Berry, and their three children, Harold, Joan, and Susan.
Operated Kobey's Men Store in Aspen. Also had a business in Marble, Colorado.

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

1923 High School Graduation, 1923

 Item
Identifier: B100.03.0001.0003.00010
Overview Nathan, Dorothy, and Silas Kobey (left to right) pose for a formal portrait in Aspen, Colorado in 1923. All three wear graduation caps and gowns. Dorothy, whose nickname was ''Dokes,'' and Silas Kobey were the children of Harris and Leah Sheffel Kobey. Nathan Kobey was the son of Benjamin and Hattie Reiss Kobey, as well as a cousin of Dorothy and Silas Kobey. Dorothy was the valedictorian of the 1923 graduating class at Aspen High School in Aspen, Colorado.

Articles, Publications and Genealogical Materials, 1880-2005

 File
Identifier: B100.01.0001.0001
Overview This folder contains newspaper and magazine articles, family tree charts, and brief family histories relating to the Kobey family.

Aspen, Colorado, between 1940-1995

 File
Identifier: B114.03.0001.0003
Overview A Jewish resident of Aspen offers her reflections on Jewish life in Aspen in 1994 and surveys Jewish contributions to Aspen's culture and economy. David Hyman was an early investor in Aspen in 1880 and, along with Elias Cohn, was a major figure in the town's mining industry. Yom Kippur services were held in the Wheeler Opera House in 1889.

Aunt Hattie, Nathan, and Ruthie, circa 1914

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Identifier: B100.03.0001.0003.00013
Overview Henrietta Reiss Kobey and her children, Nathan and Ruth, pose for a formal portrait.

Children of Samuel A. and Mary Rachofsky Kobey, circa 1915

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Identifier: B100.03.0001.0003.00016
Overview The adult children of Samuel A. and Mary Rachofsky Kobey pose for a group portrait at a family reunion in Washington Park in Denver, Colorado. Back row, left to right: Benjamin Kobey, Dora Kobey Kay, and Isaac Kobey. Seated on a park bench, left to right: Rachel Kobey Shwayder, Mark Kobey, Betsy Kobey Rayor.

Daughters of Harris and Leah Sheffel Kobey, 1910 September 3

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Identifier: B100.03.0001.0003.00008
Overview Formal portrait of the daughters of Harris and Leah Sheffel Kobey. The Kobey sisters are from left to right: Rebecca, 11 years old, Ruth, 5 months old and Dorothy, 5 years old.

Dorothy (Dokes) Kobey Berry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B100
Overview Dorothy "Dokes" Berry (nee Kobey) was born in Aspen, Colorado in 1905. During Berry's childhood Aspen's primary industry was mining and very few Jewish families lived in the town. Her father and his brothers were businessmen who owned and operated apparel stores in Aspen, including the Kobey Shoe and Clothing Company. After she graduated from Aspen High School, Dorothy Kobey taught at a county school in Cow Creek, Colorado, outside Steamboat Springs. She moved to Denver,...

Exterior of Kobey Shoe and Clothing Company, 1910

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Identifier: B063.01.0017.00033
Overview Exterior of the Kobey Shoe and Clothing Company in Aspen, Colorado. Two unidentified people are standing in front of the entrance to the store and there are several advertisements in the windows.

Family of Harris & Leah Sheffel Kobey, circa 1903

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Identifier: B100.03.0001.0003.00003
Overview The Sheffel Kobey family poses for a group portrait in the yard of a house in Aspen, Colorado. Back row, left to right: Leah Sheffel Kobey, Harris Kobey (holding Leon), and the housekeeper. Philip and Rebecca Kobey stand in front.