Oral History Interview with Silas Kobey, 1986 March 1
Topics covered: Pioneering days of Colorado, manufacturing business, Silas was born and raised in Aspen and came to Denver in 1924 when mining fizzled out. Father was a Russian immigrant rabbi and grandmother was well known midwife, Miriam Kobey. Talks about family and business life in Denver, potato chip factory.
- 1986 March 1
- Kobey, Silas M., 1904-1991 (Interviewee, Person)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: Items are predominantly in English, but recordings feature some Yiddish and Hebrew.
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1 items (1 sound tape cassette)
Scope and Contents
From the Series: Series 1 consists of the recorded oral histories of individuals and, occasionally, groups of individuals representing Jewish organizations. Many of the interviewees are descendants of early Colorado Jewish pioneers or were Jewish newcomers to the state in the beginning of the 20th century. The interviews document Jewish history in Colorado in the 20th century.
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