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Jews of the Wild West a Multicultural True Story

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Teenage Jews, members of the Staab and Ilfeld families left Germany in the mid 1800s and settled in the Wild West. Julia Staab had a scary encounter with Billy the Kid. Hebrew was written in stone above a cathedral entrance. Ludwig Ilfeld landed a role in the movie, The Rattlesnake.

There were rumors of a ghost at the Palace Avenue mansion. Hopi snake dancers, a horse name
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Paperback, 32 pages
Published March 17th 2012 by Paint Horse Press www.jewsgowest.com
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Terry
Apr 01, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: fans of folk art, cowboys, New Mexico, Jews, African Americans, legal history, children, cowboys,
"Kay's true tale of the American West is fun to read, chock full of unexpected encounters, and beautifully illustrated with folk-art style paintings that glow with quirky understated personality, and carefully chosen details. I saw press proofs and have seen the originals (for you designers) and the art looks great. These are stories that few have ever heard before. They reveal how varied and interconnected were the lives of our various ancestors. Text is perfectly pitched to capture the intere ...more
Steve Sheinkin
Mar 20, 2012 rated it really liked it
This books is packed with vivid paintings and great true stories about the real life adventures of Jewish pioneers in New Mexico. I spend a lot of time researching Jews in the Wild West for my Rabbi Harvey comics - and I think Harvey would get a big kick out of this book!
Kay Miller
Mar 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I worked on this book for over two years. I hope you like it as much as I do. For more info. and to purchase go to www.jewsgowest.com.
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Kay Miller is a descendant of the Staab and Ilfeld families of 1800's New Mexico. Her grandmother Ruth Ilfeld
grew up in Albuquerque. Kay grew up in Cincinnati. Horseback riding at Winton Woods was one of her
favorite childhood activities.

Kay moved to New York City in the late 1970s. She was a public school teacher on the Lower East Side
of Manhattan until retirement in 2009. Her family research
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