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.
Dates: 1910 September 3
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.
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 & Clothing store and the home of Harris and Leah Sheffel Kobey in Aspen, Colorado.