Stories Untold: Jewish Pioneer Women 1850-1920: The Art of Andrea Kalinowski
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"Women's domestic labor preserved ethnic and religious practices. 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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Women's Roles


Mrs Zelickson
"I estimate the value of my work for these 35 years as $141,578. I have cooked 361,351 meals, baked 78,800 loaves of bread, 12,045 cakes, 5,158 pies, preserved 3,300 quarts of fruit, churned 13,728 pounds of butter and raised 4,950 poultry."

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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.