Connie Fisher Newhan
I recently read "Rachel Calof's Story: Jewish Homesteader on the Northern Plains."
Calof came to the US >from Kiev in 1894 to marry a man she had never met. For the
next 23 years she lived on a farm in North Dakota. Though I don't have family in
that area, I found the book to be quite interesting as it explored Jewish farm
settlement and about Calof's experiences >from Kiev to farming and raising a Jewish
The book is published by Indiana University Press, c. 1995. I have no financial
interests in this book.
Connie Fisher Newhan (#1272)
Yorba Linda, California
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