Stories Untold: Jewish Pioneer Women 1850-1920: The Art of Andrea Kalinowski
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Sarah Thal
"In the spring of 1883 we homesteaded land in Dodds Township along the supposed railroad right of way. Here we planted our first garden. My, how I loved to watch things grow in that newly broken land."

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"The promise of homestead land drew Jewish immigrants to the Canadian and U.S. Wests, sometimes with the help of organizations like the Jewish Agriculturalists' Aid Society of America and the Jewish Agricultural and Industrial Aid Society."

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.