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Alice's Drive
Republishing 'Veil, Duster, and Tire Iron'

In 1909, Alice Ramsey, a 22-year-old mother from Hackensack, NJ, became the first woman to drive an automobile from coast to coast. Leaving 1930 Broadway in Manhattan on June 9, she arrived in San Francisco on August 7. More than 50 years later she wrote this charming book about it. Our reprint is annotated with 108 notes and "Chasing Alice" by Gregory M. Franzwa, describing her exact route in 1909 relative to today's highways. With 264 pages, more than 100 historical photos, maps and a comprehensive index. (Published by Nevada Publications in 2005 ~ Shipped by publisher.)
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History

A Century of Enthusiasm - Midas Nevada, 1907 - 2007
A Man of His Word - The Life and Times of Nevada's Senator William J. Raggio
Alice's Drive - Republishing 'Veil, Duster, and Tire Iron'
Aurora - Nevada's Ghost City of the Dawn
Bodie: The Mines are Looking Well - A History of the Bodie Mining District, Mono County, California
Bodie’s Boss Lawman - The Odyssey of Constable John F. Kirgan
Boot Hill - The Pioche Cemetery and the Story of the Pioche Boom
Breaks, Brains & Balls - The Story of the Fabulous Mustang Ranch
California: Mapping the Golden State through History - Rare and Unusual Maps from the Library of Congress
Death Valley Ghost Town - Greenwater California
Discovering the Ghost Railroads of Central Nevada - Driving & Hiking Abandoned Railroad Grades in Nye and Esmeralda Counties
Emigrant Trails - A History and Guide to the Emigrant Routes from Central Nevada to the Crossing of the Sierra
Fatal Affair in Monte Diablo Canyon - The Convict Lake Story
Ghosts of the Glory Trail - Intimate glimpses into the past and present of 275 western ghost towns
It Happened in Las Vegas - Remarkable Events that Shaped History
It Happened In Nevada, 2nd - Remarkable Events that Shaped History
Martha and the Doctor - A frontier family in central Nevada
More than Petticoats - Remarkable Nevada Women
My Memories of the Comstock - An Eye-Witness Account of the Richest Place on Earth
Mysteries and Legends of Nevada - True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained
Nevada - The Great Rotten Borough, 1859-1964
Nevada Curiosities - Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff
Nevadans - The Spirit of the Silver State
Robert Laxalt - The Story of a Storyteller
Slot Machines - America's Favorite Gaming Device
The Divorce Seekers - A Photo Memoir of a Nevada Dude Wrangler

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