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Jewish way of life

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Hannah Shwayder Berry, 1981 March 1

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00084
Abstract Major subjects covered in the interview include the Shwayder and Kobey (originally Kobersky) families, immigrating to Colorado from Poland, Hannah Shwayder Berry’s grandmother Miriam "Mary" Kobey (a Denver midwife nicknamed the “Angel of Mercy”) and refers to book “The Tale of the Little Trunk”; a copy of the book can be found in the Beck Archives.
Dates: 1981 March 1

Oral History Interview with Silas M. Kobey, 1983 July 26

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Identifier: B098.01.0005.00113
Abstract Topics include how family came Russia to Manchester England to Central City to Apsen, Colorado. Started as peddlers. Kobey family of Aspen, Colorado, ran a store in Aspen. Very religious family. Mother died in 1920 and aunt died in 1921 so family moved in with uncle. Talks about school in Aspen. Moved to Denver in 1924 with his sister, brother already there. Mining and injury from it. Also worked in a Potato Chip factory.
Dates: 1983 July 26