An online exhibition from the Palace of the Governors / New Mexico History Museum, organized by TREX—
was born in Borosna, Russia, and arrived
in the United States in 1889. She wrote her memoirs in 1947.
Fanny Brooks was
born in 1837 in Schweidnitz, Germany, and arrived in the United
States in 1853.
was born in 1857 in New York City. In Germany
she met and married Willi Spiegelberg, and in 1875 she arrived
in Santa Fe. She died in 1943.
Anna Solomon was
born in a Polish town on the Russian border. She journeyed to
the United States with her husband, where they founded Solomonville,
was born in Ellingen, Germany. She arrived in the United States
in 1882 to homestead land in Dodds Township, North Dakota.
was born in Seltz, Russia, in 1903, arrived
in the United States in 1908, and died in 1992.
married Levi Spiegelberg in 1848, and arrived
in Santa Fe in the 1860s.
arrived in Canada in 1891 and settled in
Hirsch, Saskatchewan. In 1925 she responded to a discussion
in the magazine Nor'-West Farmer
on the topic of what a woman's work was worth.
Rachel Calof was
born in Russia in 1876. She arrived in Devil's Lake, North Dakota,
in 1894 as a mail-order bride for Abraham Calof.
Anna Marks was
born in Russian-occupied Poland in 1847. She married Wolff Marks
in 1862, and in 1880 they moved to Eureka City, a rich mining
area south of Salt Lake City, Utah.
Traveling Exhibitions Program, with generous support from the Dobkin Family Foundation.