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Baby Doe Tabor, born Elizabeth McCourt in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was the fifth child in a line of fourteen children. Her father was a successful clothing store owner and civic figure in Oshkosh, but a succession of fires that wiped out his stores eventually ...

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Augusta Tabor was the first white woman to live in the mining camp in Idaho Springs. Later she and husband Horace moved to Leadville, where they set up a store. After nearly 20 years of gold mining in the Colorado mountains, supplemented by Augusta’s ea...

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