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Bessie Canter Malakoff's parents both came from Kiev, were married in New York, and homesteaded 25 miles from Devil's Lake, North Dakota. She is one of 12 children.
Tape-recorded interview and a summary which covers the years ca. 1890-1980 conducted by Meta Buttnick.
Bessie's account of the home-steading of a Jewish family has all the classic elements, the hardships, the efforts for Yiddishkeit.
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.