Berry, Dokes (Dorothy Kobey), 1905-2009
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 13 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Silas, Dorothy, and Nathan Kobey (left to right) pose for a formal portrait in Aspen, Colorado in 1923. Dorothy, whose nickname was ''Dokes,'' is seated, and Silas and Nathan stand on either side. All three wear graduation caps and gowns. Dorothy 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 of Aspen High...
Overview Discusses life as a pioneer in the thriving mining town of Aspen, family ran business there and prospered, growing up without many other Jewish families, school life, teaching in a country school, moved to Denver around 1924, and talks a lot about her family life.
Dates: 2002 March 22
Overview This folder contains four original photographs, as well as printed copies of digital photographs from series 3 of the Dorothy "Dokes" Berry Papers. The photographs are of the Kobey and related families, the Kobey Shoe and Clothing store and the home of Harris and Leah Sheffel Kobey in Aspen, Colorado.