Jeanne Abrams

Jeanne Abrams is an associate professor at Penrose Library at the University of Denver and is also the director of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society at DU’s Center for Judaic Studies. Her publications include Blazing the Tuberculosis Trail in Colorado and A Place to Heal: An Early History of National Jewish Medical and Research Center, as well as articles on Colorado and American history. She is currently at work on a book about early Jewish women in the American West.

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