MIRIAM NELSON (b. 1891)
She was born in a village near Zhlobin, Mohilev district, Byelorussia. As a child she moved to New York and attended English-language school. She contributed poetry to: Forverts (Forward), Tog (Day), and Der amerikaner (The American)—in New York. In book form: Zun un shotn, lider un poemes (Sun and shadow, poetry) (New York, 1951), 211 pp. She was active in the Pioneer Women and other Jewish women’s organizations in New York.
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