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Marsh, Sarah Glenn

Summary: "The inspiring true story of Alice Ramsey, the first woman to drive a car across America in 1909."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 RAM

Sorin, Gretchen Sullivan

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "How the automobile fundamentally changed African American life-the true history beyond the Best Picture-winning movie. The ultimate symbol of independence and possibility, the automobile has shaped this country from the moment the first Model T rolled off Henry Ford's assembly line. Yet cars have always held distinct importance for African Americans, allowing black families to evade the many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 SOR

Summary: Chronicling the riveting history and personal experiences, at once liberating and challenging, harrowing and inspiring, deeply revealing and profoundly transforming, of African Americans on the road from the advent of the automobile through the seismic changes of the 1960s and beyond, it explores the deep background of a recent phrase rooted in realities that have been an indelible part of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DRI

Dawson, Keila V.

Summary: "A nonfiction picture book about The Green Book, a travel guide for African Americans during segregation, and the man who wrote it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Beaming Books] 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.896 DAW

Guinn, Jeff

Summary: "A brilliant portrait of two American giants, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, and America entering the automobile age, told through the fascinating but little-known narrative of the summer road trips taken by Edison and Ford"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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Ilʹf, Ilʹi͡a︡

Contents: The Road -- The Small Town -- Americans -- At the Birthplace of Mark Twain -- The Desert -- Indians -- California -- Hollywood -- Advertising -- Negroes -- New York.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cabinet Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 ILF

Duncan, Dayton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.304 Duncan

Davies, Pete

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 DAV

Lehto, Steve

Summary: "In the wake of World War II, the U.S. automobile industry was fully unprepared to meet the growing demands of the public, for whom they had not made any cars for years. In stepped Preston Tucker, a salesman extraordinaire who announced the building of a revolutionary new car: the Tucker '48, the first car in almost a decade to be built fresh from the ground up. Tucker's car, which would...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 338.76 LEH

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TUCKER, PRESTON LEH

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