FLOR500, Garden 241 Paulina Pedroso, Cuban Activist (1845–1925) Paulina Pedroso and her husband Ruperto were prominent leaders in the failed 1878 Cuban war of independence from Spain. They left Cuba for Key West and then moved on to Ybor City. Paulina Pedroso worked to rally fellow Afro-Cubans and women to fight for a free Cuba. She ran a boarding house which served as José Martí’s headquarters for his activities in the United States to garner support for an independent Cuba. In 1910 the Pedrosos returned to Cuba.
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Paulina Pedroso, Cuban Activist 

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Paulina Pedroso, Cuban Activist 

(1845–1925)

Paulina Pedroso and her husband Ruperto were prominent leaders in the failed 1878 Cuban war of independence from Spain. They left Cuba for Key West and then moved on to Ybor City. Paulina Pedroso worked to rally fellow Afro-Cubans and women to fight for a free Cuba. She ran a boarding house which served as José Martí’s headquarters for his activities in the United States to garner support for an independent Cuba. In 1910 the Pedrosos returned to Cuba.





 




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