Stories Untold: Jewish Pioneer Women 1850-1920: The Art of Andrea Kalinowski
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Fanny Brooks
was born in 1837 in Schweidnitz, Germany, and arrived in the United States in 1853. She died in Wiesbaden, Germany, in 1901. Her story is narrated by her daughter, Eviline Auerbach.

"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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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.