Harsham, Ted E.
Ted E. Harsham made electronic copies (by scanning) of photographs and documents belonging to various members of the Kobey, Rittmaster, Rachofsky, and Shwayder families. His wife, Jessie Shwayder Harsham was named after her grandfather Jesse Shwayder.
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Overview Henrietta Reiss Kobey and her children, Nathan and Ruth, pose for a formal portrait.
Dates: circa 1914
Overview Ben Kobey poses for a formal portrait.
Dates: circa 1925
File — Box: B101.01.0001
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains primarily digitized versions of original photographs from the Kobey, Rachofsky, and Shwayder families, including photographs of their stores. It also contains two original photographs, family trees, and family information.
Dates: circa 1880-2006
File — Object: B101.01.0002
Dates: Coverage: 1922
Overview The adult children of Samuel A. and Mary Rachofsky Kobey pose for a group portrait at a family reunion in Washington Park in Denver, Colorado. Back row, left to right: Benjamin Kobey, Dora Kobey Kay, and Isaac Kobey. Seated on a park bench, left to right: Rachel Kobey Shwayder, Mark Kobey, Betsy Kobey Rayor.
Dates: circa 1915
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 Dorothy (Dokes) Kobey Berry poses for a formal portrait.
Overview Dorothy "Dokes" Berry (nee Kobey) was born in Aspen, Colorado in 1905 to Harris and Leah Sheffel Kobey. 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...
Overview The Sheffel Kobey family poses for a group portrait in the yard of a house in Aspen, Colorado. Back row, left to right: Leah Sheffel Kobey, Harris Kobey (holding Leon), and the housekeeper. Philip and Rebecca Kobey stand in front.
Dates: circa 1903