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Alice Ramsey's grand adventure

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Houghton Mifflin,
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Don Brown introduces us to yet another little-known heroine. On June 9, 1909, twenty-two-year-old Alice Ramsey hitched up her skirts and climbed behind the wheel of a Maxwell touring car. Fifty-nine days later she rolled into San Francisco, becoming the first woman to drive across America. What happened in between is quite a tale! Through words and pictures, the author shares this story of a brave and tenacious young woman who followed her vision to conquer the open road - even when the road was nothing more than a wagon trail. Alice Ramsey's adventure offers a unique perspective on turn-of-the-century America and pays tribute to the pioneering spirit that helped create it.
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Grouped Work ID 2719ede4-1065-b90b-1d10-b4509809bfd4
Full title alice ramsey s grand adventure
Author brown don
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Last Update 2018-02-20 04:19:32AM
Last Indexed 2018-06-21 04:21:52AM

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display_description Describes the difficulties faced by the first woman to make a cross-country journey from New York to San Francisco in an automobile in 1909.
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subject_facet Automobile travel, Ramsey, Alice, United States -- Description and travel, Women -- Biography, Women travelers -- United States -- History -- 20th century
title_display Alice Ramsey's grand adventure
title_full Alice Ramsey's grand adventure / written and illustrated by Don Brown
title_short Alice Ramsey's grand adventure
topic_facet Automobile travel, Description and travel, History, Ramsey, Alice, Women, Women travelers