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Berry, Dokes (Dorothy Kobey), 1905-2009

 Person

Mrs. Dorothy Kobey Berry (Mrs. Nathan Berry) was generally known by her nickname, "Dokes." b. 22 July 1905, Aspen, Colo.; d. 24 Feb. 2009, Denver, Colo.; age 103.

Found in 16 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.

Box 1, 1880-2005

 File — Box: B100.01.0001
Identifier: B100.01.0001
Overview (3) file folders include: Articles and family material; photographs of the Kobey and related families; (1) CD digitized material for the oral history of Dorothy ''Dokes'' Kobey Berry.

Box 1, 1880-2005

 File — Box: B100.01.0001
Identifier: B100.02.0001
Overview Papers of Dokes Kobey Berry.

Box 1, 1880-2005

 File — Box: B100.01.0001
Identifier: B100.03.0001

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.

Dokes Kobey Berry, 1928

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Identifier: B100.03.0001.0003.00007

Dorothy "Dokes" Kobey Berry 97th Birthday, 2002 July 22

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Identifier: B100.02.0001.0002.00002
Overview Dorothy (Dokes) Kobey Berry poses for an informal photograph in her home in Denver, Colorado on July 22, 2002, her 97th birthday.

Dorothy ''Dokes'' Kobey Berry 97th Birthday, 2002 July 22

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Identifier: B100.02.0001.0002.00003
Overview Dorothy (Dokes) Kobey Berry holds a sign stating: ''Happy Birthday Dokes Kobey Berry, 97 and Still driving.'' Roberta Volin holds the other end of the sign.