Stories Untold: Jewish Pioneer Women 1850-1920: The Art of Andrea Kalinowski
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In the early West, women were encouraged by their husbands to take on new roles. It was important that women step out from what had been previously understood as the feminine role model. In the West, a woman didn't just work in the family store, she often ran it."
Andrea Kalinowski

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Anna Marks
"Anna took possession of some ground on the south side of the street and was soon in business. Her right to the ground was hotly contested by a man named Pat Shay. Many verbal arguments followed. Finally she pulled her guns on Pat..."
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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.