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1857-05-15, Philadelphia Inquirer, pl_012062016_1312_13014_9.pdf
Pastrana sings and dances in connection with a display of wax figures in Philadelphia. Brief description of appearance and performance. This represents her last performances in the United States.

1857-01-10, Boston Saturday Evening Gazette, pl_012052016_1522_59612_201.pdf
Performance in Springfield, IL includes image by Stevens not seen in other ads

Lyrics, The Singular History of Julia Pastrana.doc copy.pdf
At the end of a 30 page promotional pamphlet, lyrics are given for different songs Pastrana sang when she performed. The songs include: "The Last Rose of Summer, " "Napolitaine," "Who'll Have Me," and "Miss Julia's Own"

1857-07-18, WEDXBM495796135.pdf
"wonder of the world." Description. "Miss Julia is pleased when the ladies and gentlemen ask her questions, and examine her pretty whiskers, of which she is very proud"

1857-08-01, Leader, WWPMBE148255625.pdf
Pastrana performs at Regent Gallery, 11-1, 3-5, 8 p.m. Stalls, 3s.; Area, 2s.; Gallery, 1s. Multiple quotes from newspapers. M-W, "Will hold a Levee at the Beaumont Institute, Mile-end after the evening entertainment."

Audience Response and Ad.pdf
Pastrana wins over someone who goes to expose the exhibit as a fraud.

New York NY Herald 1854 - 2720.pdf
Pastrana's performance extended one more day by popular demand. Pastrana not named but this description included: "her natural vivacity, sweet voice, urbanity and bashfulness charm the fair sex while hosts of scientific and medical men arrive daily…

New York NY Herald 1854 - 2592.pdf
Pastrana not named. "Mysterious link." Emphasis on "hideous" appearance

New York NY Tribune 1854 Sep - Dec Grayscale - 0697.pdf
Performance. "Ladies (not enciente) are delighted with the Hybrid's gentleness and modesty. No monster ever possessed either sentiment or speech"

New York NY Times (6) 1854 Oct-Dec - 0571, affability.pdf
1000 visitors in 2 and 1/2 days, ladies captivated by affability and patriotic Spanish chansons, link between human and orang outang, Mott, duality, continued performances
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