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1855-02-11, Times Picayune, pl_012052016_1537_49692_582.pdf
Pastrana performs in New Orleans. Great "sensation" and much curiosity about her.

1855-07-18 (p. 3), Plain Dealer, pl_012052016_1353_38836_514.pdf
Pastrana to appear in Cleveland, Ohio. Excerpts from promotional materials include description of Opate Indians and Pastrana's past in Mexico. Claim that Pastrana was mistreated. Beach started as her manager in February 1855 in New Orleans.

San Antonio Texan (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 3, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 1, 1855 -The Portal to Texas History.pdf
Interaction between Lent and audience member. They make a bet and the audience member tells a story about seeing another Bear Woman.

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Departure (towards New Orleans) of S. S. Orizaba (misspelled as Orizava) from Veracruz on Oct. 25, 1854 lists as passengers: Miguel Retes y familia, Francisco Sepúlveda. These were the men that Pastrana traveled to the U.S. with, so this is likely…
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