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Kober family albums

Identifier: C Photo Album 306

Scope and Contents

Family snapshots of people, houses, scenery, and landmarks in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming. Prominent names include Joseph Kober, Elizabeth Stenzel Kober, Francis Marie Kober, Alma Kober, Nellie Kober, Walter Vogel, Ethel Anderson, Chelsea York, Norma Swenson, Dorothy Jones, Florence Fulton, Lillian Lachapelle, Amy Lett, Margaret Cook, Miriam Watts, Dorothy Elliot, Anna May Sims, Winifred Bowers, Cora Beattie, Jimmy V. Horn and Howard Tombling. Includes images of Joseph Kober operating a horse drawn water wagon "Denver," or an ice wagon; Slouch Day at South Side High, the Air Circus, the Kober residence at 742 South Emerson Street in Denver and the Karl Stenzel house in Marion, Kansas. Colorado locations include Lakeside Park; Elitch Gardens; City Park; Washington Park; Bear Lake; Palmer Lake; Geneva Glen; Red Rocks; Castle Rock; cabin in Big Thompson Canyon; YMCA Camp above Estes Park; Georgetown; Silver Plume; Indian Hills; Hanging Bridge; Pueblo; Boulder; Central City; Royal Gorge; Castlewood Dam; Flagstaff Mountain; Echo Lake; Daniels Park; Summit Lake; Nederland Dam; Squaw Pass; Victor; Cripple Creek; Manitou Springs; Nederland; Garden of the Gods; Blackhawk; Steamboat Springs; Grand Lake; Fraser; Leadville; Hoosier Pass; Fall River Pass; South Park; Moffat Tunnel; Hidden Lake; Mount Evans summit; Dillon; Tabernash; Kremmling; Buena Vista; Craig; Grand Junction; Gunnison; Loveland Pass; Berthoud Pass; Woodland Park; Palisade; Mount Garfield; Red Elephant Mine in Lawson; Monarch Pass; Antero Junction; Trail Ridge Pass; Elkhorn Lodge, Estes Park and Ralston Dam. Utah locations include Provo; Utah State Capitol; Black Rock Bathing Beach; and Mormon Temples in Logan and Salt Lake City. Wyoming locations include Hells Half Acre; Big Spring, Summit; Thermopolis; Buffalo Bill Memorial statue, Cody; rock formations on the Cody Road; views of Yellowstone Park; Wyoming State Capitol and the Cheyenne airport.


  • between 1918-1940

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.


2 photo box(es)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession information unknown.


Title supplied.


Photographs range in size from 4 x 5 cm. (1 1/2 x 2 in.) to 12 x 7 cm. (4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)


Many photographs have dates, names, and locations inked in margins or on verso.

Processing Information

2 albums housed in one photo box. String-bound albums have paper board and leatherette covers with gold letters: "Photographs."

Finding Aid for the Kober family albums[graphic]
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States