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Bessie Stringfield: Tales of the Talented Tenth, number 2, Gill

by Joel Christian Gill
| Item # 9781938486944
Bessie Stringfield: Tales of the Talented Tenth, number 2, Gill 9781938486944
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"Imagine a five-foot-two-inch-tall woman riding a Harley eight times across the continental United States. Now imagine she is black and is journeying across the country in the pre-Civil Rights era of the 1930s and '40s. That is the amazing true story of Bessie Stringfield, the woman known today as The Motorcycle Queen of Miami and the first black woman to be inducted into the American Motorcyclist Association Hall of Fame and the Harley Davidson Hall of Fame. Stringfield was a pioneer in motorcycling during her lifetime; she rode as a civilian courier for the US military and founded the Iron Horse Motorcycle Club in Miami, all while confronting and overcoming Jim Crow in every ride"--

Product Information

  • AuthorJoel Christian Gill
  • Page Count158
  • ISBN101938486943
  • ISBN139781938486944
  • PublisherFulcrum
  • Year Published2016
  • Grade Level7
  • Type of BookFiction
  • SubjectGender studies: women
    Military history
    Social & cultural history
    Biography: general
    Black & Asian studies

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