Stories Untold: Jewish Pioneer Women 1850-1920: The Art of Andrea Kalinowski
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Coming to America Pioneer Experience

Fanny Sharlip
We traveled steerage and it was not fit for dogs. I can still smell the terrible odor that made me so sick; my mother was very sensitive to smells so I came by it honestly. I was so ill that I didn't care whether I lived or died. Of course mother did some tall praying; she did not want to feed the fish with the bodies of her children..."

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Coming to America
"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 family 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.