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Colorful Coloradans Biographies
Denver's first Hispanic female school principal, Lena Archuleta was dedicated to improving life for all people, especially Hispanic Denverites.
Historian, journalist, and philanthropist whose stories about Colorado history helped spark new interest in the state's past.
Casimiro Barela was a long-serving senator in the Colorado legislature.
Cheyenne-American interpreter and historian who often found himself caught between his mother's Cheyenne world and his father's white American world.
Black Kettle was a chief of the Southern Cheyenne people. He fought for peace even as his people suffered brutality and death at the hands of the government.
Governor of Colorado who served during WWII. He publicly opposed putting Japanese Americans into internment camps.
Elizabeth was born the child of a former slave and spent her life fighting for women's suffrage and the rights of African Americans.
Actress, author, director and teacher known for her work in silent film and plays at the historic Elitch Theatre
Poet, newspaper writer, and humorist whose poetry for and about children is still widely read today.
Artist, particularly known for her sculptures of animals.