An original photo bought in San Franciso about 15 years ago. It's a classic image of Lotta Crabtree smoking a cigar. She was a major singer-actress in the 1880s earning up to 5K a week and when she died in 1924 she left an estate worth 4 million. She donated a fountain to San Fran at Market & Kearny where people meet to mark the anniversary of the 1906 earthquake.
Evita, First Lady of Argentina. She grew up in poverty after her father abandoned her family. When she was 15 she moved to Buenos Aires to be an actress. Less than 10 years later Eva met & married Juan Peron who would eventually become the presdient of Argentina. Eva died of cancer when she was 33.
Charlotte Mignon “Lotta” Crabtree (1847-1924) actress whose early days as an entertainer during the California Gold Rush led to her immense popularity as the darling of the American stage and in England.
Josephine Sarah "Sadie" Earp on the right in 1937. She's standing with Vinolia Earp Ackerman, sister of Mabel Earp Cason, who was Sadie's co-biographer with her sister. They stopped at Earp, CA, enroute to Tombstone to do research for Jose's memoir. From the Boyer Collection.