Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of research materials collected by Marilyn J. Chiat and Chester Proshan on Jews who lived in small communities around Minnesota in an effor to document the lives of the earliest Jewish settlers in the area.
The Jewish Historical Project of North Dakota was a venture headed by Toba Geller, working alongside Ruth Landfield and Lorraine Kasden, in attempts to document the history of early Jewish immigrants in North Dakota. Mostly through correspondence, the project collected family histories and information related to Jewish settlements throughout the state. The goal of publishing a book of their findings was never realized as Toba Geller passed away in 1978.