Stories Untold: Jewish Pioneer Women 1850-1920: The Art of Andrea Kalinowski
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Fanny Jaffe Sharlip
"The day came at last when we were to depart. My mother went to the synagogue to say goodbye to our friends. I took out my prayer book and began to pray wholeheartedly, for the future looked uncertain and I felt the need of God's help."

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"The words patched on Kalinowski's quilt squares record common stories of wrenching leave-taking, difficult journeys, strange new surroundings...."

Elizabeth Jameson,
University of Calgary





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> Sherwin Miller Museum
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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.