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Colorful Coloradans Biographies
Chin Lin Sou was among the earliest Chinese immigrants to Colorado. He became a successful businessman and supporter of the Chinese community. Some of his descendants still live in Denver.
Captain Silas Soule of the Colorado Cavalry refused to participate in the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre, where one hundred and fifty unarmed Cheyenne and Arapaho women and children were murdered. His letters and testimony about the events of that day are the reason the truth of Sand Creek is known as a massacre rather than a glorious battle.
Businesswoman, Colorado state congresswoman, and activist.
Poker Alice was a strong, independent woman at a time when women had few options in life.
Poet, known for her poetry on the Colorado Mining Age and on the landscape of Colorado.
A populist governor of the state of Colorado.
Muriel Sibell Wolle was an artist and author who documented the history of Colorado ghost towns.