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Kobey, Miriam Rachofsky, 1840-1921

 Person

Miriam was also known as Mary. Was a midwife in Denver, whose family first settled in Central City before the turn of the century. She was known as the "angel of mercy".

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

A Legacy of Healing: Early Colorado Jews in Medicine, 2005

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00004
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who contributed to medicine, the Jewish community, and Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people who knew some of the early key figures.
Dates: 2005

Miriam Kobey, between 1910-1921

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0016.00034
Overview Formal studio portrait of Miriam Kobey. She is wearing a white, collared shirt and a flowered hat.
Dates: between 1910-1921

Miriam Rachofsky Kobey and Grandchildren, circa 1905

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Identifier: B100.03.0001.0003.00002
Overview Miriam Rachofsky Kobey and her grandchildren (from left to right, Rebecca, Miriam holding Silas, Philip, and Leon) pose in front of an ivy-covered trellis in Aspen, Colorado. Immigrants Abraham and Miriam (Mary) Kobey began their life in Colorado in Central City. The devout couple became vegetarians for a time while living there because kosher meat transported from Denver often arrived spoiled. After they moved to Denver, Abraham worked as a rabbi and sofer, or scribe, and Miriam became a...
Dates: circa 1905