Stories Untold: Jewish Pioneer Women 1850-1920: The Art of Andrea Kalinowski
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Betty Spiegelberg
married Levi Spiegelberg in 1848, and arrived in Santa Fe in the 1860s. Her story is narrated by her sister-in-law, Flora Spiegelberg.

"To protect his wife, Levi's three brothers slept in an adjoining room with loaded guns to ward off any attempt to kidnap her. My brother-in-law forbid his wife even to look out of her bedroom window."

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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.