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 5 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in Jewish communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.
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.
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 & Clothing store and the home of Harris and Leah Sheffel Kobey in Aspen, Colorado.