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Katie Wzontek


December 2020

Andrew Kier Wise, Ph.D.: Before Buffalo

December 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Before Buffalo: Boris Reinstein’s American Experience in South Dakota (1882-1884) Based on original research, this presentation will explain the significance of Boris Isaevich Reinstein’s two years in America (1882-1884), long before he became a prominent figure in Buffalo. Boris (1866-1947) was born in the Belarusian city of Mogilev, but spent most of his youth in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don. After the deadly pogroms of 1881-1882, Boris and his family joined thousands of other Russian Jews who emigrated to America. The Reinsteins…

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