American Foodways: The Jewish Contribution — Exhibit

Part of the cover of the More than Matzo Balls cookbook by the 2010 National Council of Jewish Women, St. Louis Section. Courtesy of the University of Michigan Library.

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September 4th, 2013 through January 3rd
Hatcher Graduate Library, North Lobby Cases
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This exhibit includes examples of 20th and 21st century Jewish-American charity cookbooks representing all fifty states. Curated by Jan Longone, Adjunct Curator in the U-M Special Collections Library, and Avery Robinson, Graduate Student in Judaic Studies, the exhibit is available during library hours.

An expanded online exhibit highlights Jewish contributions to American culinary history from 1660 to 2013. Using material from the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive (University of Michigan Library, Special Collections Library), it's a window into America's rich history of Jewish cooking and eating,

Also available is a video of the American Foodways talk Longone gave at the exhibit opening.

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Host Contact
Jamie Lausch Vander Broek
Page maintained by Mary C. Morris
Last modified: 12/18/2013