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Urban Exodus

Sophie Trupin
"We traveled all day, and I don't remember meeting any other wagons or stopping anywhere.... To my mother it must have been fearsome and devastating to be plunged into this vast, empty world after knowing only the narrow confines of her familiar ghetto..."


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Urban Exodus
"Fragments of memory, pieced together, sketch the patterns of an international diaspora, pushed to the North American West by poverty, persecution, and upheaval, drawn by hope and by families and friends who came before."

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.