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Strongwoman
Vulcana ~ Kate Roberts

Vulcana ~ Kate Roberts

Another look at the lovely Vulcana, also known as Kate Roberts. She was sometimes called “The Female Sandow" (Like nearly all performing strong women.) Once, when a pickpocket made the unfortunate decision to attempt to make away with her purse, the strongwoman...

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Madame Yucca

Madame Yucca

Mary Anna Carson was known as Madame Yucca in various circuses in the late 1800's. One of relative few performing strong women, Yucca was also billed as "The Female Sandow," "The Female Samson," or "The Female Hercules" -- take your pick. Yucca was, however, the real...

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Tag:
Strongwoman
Vulcana ~ Kate Roberts

Vulcana ~ Kate Roberts

Another look at the lovely Vulcana, also known as Kate Roberts. She was sometimes called “The Female Sandow" (Like nearly all performing strong women.) Once, when a pickpocket made the unfortunate decision to attempt to make away with her purse, the strongwoman...

read more
Madame Yucca

Madame Yucca

Mary Anna Carson was known as Madame Yucca in various circuses in the late 1800's. One of relative few performing strong women, Yucca was also billed as "The Female Sandow," "The Female Samson," or "The Female Hercules" -- take your pick. Yucca was, however, the real...

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