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Don Felipe Baca

Added by yongli on 05/06/2016 - 13:20, last changed on 08/25/2017 - 20:18
The Hispano farmer and sheep rancher Don Felipe de Jesus Baca (1829–74) was one of the first settlers of the Purgatoire River valley, one of the most important developers of Trinidad , and a member of the Colorado Territorial legislature. He is the namesake of Baca County in southeast Colorado...

Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales

Added by yongli on 01/17/2017 - 12:33, last changed on 08/31/2017 - 06:35
Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales (1928–2005) was a prominent figure in the Chicano Movement in Denver in the 1960s and 1970s. He also had ties to the greater Civil Rights Movement. In addition to his activist work, Gonzales had multifaceted careers in boxing, politics, and poetry, and left a lasting legacy...
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