Stories Untold: Jewish Pioneer Women 1850-1910
An exhibition of Andrea Kalinowski's Multimedia Portraits
Andrea Kalinowski brings together quotes from diaries and news stories, photographs, and quilt patterns to tell unique stories from these pioneer women's lives. In Western Pioneers, you will find excerpts from these diaries and memoirs, pictures of the women Kalinowski incorporated into her artwork, and additional pointers to online resources about Jewish women as pioneers of the American West.
"We sold everything we possessed except our three children."
—Anna F. Solomon
'By Gingo! What a beautiful woman in these war times. A fellow might be tempted to kidnap her.'
—said of Betty Spiegelberg
"Mother said the Yankees were lovely people but very wasteful and poor cooks."
—daughter of Fanny Brooks
"At that time I was the eighth woman in Santa Fe."
—Flora Langerman Spiegelberg