August 1, 2011

August 1: Calamity Jane Dies, 1903

She was the original Wild Woman. Calamity Jane led an adventurous life that many men would have envied, and she did it as a woman.

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Pictured: Calamity Jane in about 1895, at about 43 years of age. She would be dead eight years later. Photograph by H. R. Locke.

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