Stories Untold: Jewish Pioneer Women 1850-1920: The Art of Andrea Kalinowski
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"For some women, arranged marriages were satisfying partnerships. For others, isolated and dependent on strangers, they were frightening and oppressive unions."

Elizabeth Jameson,
University of Calgary

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Rachel Bella Calof
"All brides remember their wedding ceremony and mine was truly memorable. I was seated in a chair. Abraham was given a flour sack which he was instructed to place over my face. Well, at least one could cry in private under the cover."

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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.