Bilhah Abigaill Levy Franks: Jewish Women Building America

Source: Jewish Women's Archive.
Source: Jewish Women’s Archive.

Bilhah Abigaill Levy Franks lived in New York City in the early decades of the eighteenth century. Her correspondence with Naftali, her eldest son, reveals much about the inner life of a Jewish woman in colonial America. Part of the Jewish Biography as History series by Dr. Henry Abramson.