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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 2 Collections and/or Records:

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,...

Growing up in Early Colorado: The Lives of Jewish Children, 1860-1940, 2012

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00010
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.