Stories Untold: Jewish Pioneer Women 1850-1920: The Art of Andrea Kalinowski
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Fanny Jaffe Sharlip
"My father seriously began to make plans to go to America.... He decided to leave the family at home until he could establish himself. He was determined to go where Jews could worship God as they pleased, where they could breathe freedom, and where their lives were not threatened every minute of the day..."
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"From 1880 through the 1920s, economic dislocations, rising birthrates, and anti-Semitism brought three million Jews from Russia, Romania, Hungary, and Galicia, most of whom practiced Orthodox Judaism."

Elizabeth Jameson,
University of Calgary

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An online exhibition from the Palace of the Governors / New Mexico History Museum, organized by TREX
Traveling Exhibitions Program, with generous support from the Dobkin Family Foundation.