An Orthodox Jewish woman from Suwalki, Poland, Miriam (Mary) Rachofsky (Kobey) was an unlikely pioneer on the western frontier. Her passion for helping others led to a successful career as a midwife in Denver at a time when very few women ran their own businesses.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Denver." (Viewed on May 6, 2016) <http://jwa.org/blog/denver>.