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Pastrana in a transparent skirt performing in Berlin

Albany NY Argus 1855 - 0750.pdf
Performance. Placard: "Bear Woman and No Humbug--Great Curiosity"

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Magistrate questions Pastrana in response to the complaint J.W. Beach made about her marriage to Theodore Lent

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Application for Marriage License, Julia Pastrana and Theodore Lent


Kneeland's Report 1855.pdf
Record of Pastrana's appearance at the Boston Society of Natural History. Includes text of Dr. Kneeland's report on his examination of Pastrana

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Baton Rouge.pdf
In columns 1 and 2, virulent criticism of interest in Pastrana. The author argues the performances should be stopped--and the newspaper agrees.
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