What we know
1856 - 1893
Adventuress, explorer and quite probably a prostitute. Followed the mining camps.
The end was here,
The end of black, burnt
beans soaked too long—
tortillas too bloody
and coffee too bitter.
Echevarria, Evelio and Jose Otero.Hispanic Colorado: Four Centuries’ History
and Heritage. Fort Collins, Colorado: Centennial Publications, 1976.
The Hispanic Contribution to the State of Colorado. Edited by Jose de Ores.
Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1976.
Portal caption and links
Drawing of a flour sack.