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Emily Cohen

Emily Cohen

Emily Cohen is a writer from Kansas City, Missouri. She studied German and History at Bowdoin College in Maine. She enjoys reading and writing about history, politics, and food. Find her on Twitter as @emily_ann_cohen.

Blog Posts

Nicodemus Historic Site

The Forgotten History of 19th Century Black and Jewish Settlements in Western Kansas

Emily Cohen

In the late nineteenth century, Russian Jews and Black Americans settled in western Kansas to start a new life. Was it the promised land they imagined?

Topics: Jewish History

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Emily Cohen." (Viewed on March 20, 2023) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/cohen-emily>.