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Fanny Brooks
"All at once she smelled something burning and found it was her bread... Her neighbor saw her and asked her what the trouble was... Her neighbor said: 'Never mind, I have some nice biscuits and will give you enough for your breakfast, and tonight I will show you how to mix bread. No doubt you forgot the yeast.'"


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"Women who shared neither culture nor language forged multicultural communities, helping one another give birth, feed threshing crews, nurse the sick, and survive on scarce resources."
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.