Olga Bernstein Kohlberg

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Olga Bernstein Kohlberg (August 2, 1864, Elberfeld, Westphalia – August 12, 1935, El Paso, Texas) was a Jewish Texan philanthropist and founder of the first public kindergarten in Texas.[1] Kohlberg served as president of the Woman's Club of El Paso for two terms, one from 1899-1900 and the other from 1901-1902.[2] Kohlberg lived in the historic Sunset Heights neighborhood.[3]


  1. ^ Kohout, Martin Donell (15 June 2010). "Kohlberg, Olga Bernstein". Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 18 May 2017.
  2. ^ Cunningham, Mary S. (1978). The Woman's Club of El Paso: Its First Thirty Years. El Paso, Texas: Texas Western Press. pp. 24, 53. ISBN 0874040612.
  3. ^ Maravilla, Aurora; Morales, Anita (2001). "Sunset Heights Preserves History". Borderlands. 20.

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