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 black bicycle corps book

The Great Bicycle Experiment-The
Army's Historic Black Bicycle Corps Kay Moore
brings this entertaining true adventure story about an elete company of 20 African Americans soldiers who, in 1897, embarked on a 1,900 arduous trek of 1,900 miles from Fort Missoula, Montana to St. Louis, Missoure. It was an attempt to test if the bicycle could replace the horse for certain military operations.
16" x 9" 86 pages, illustrations, index,
ISBN 978-0-87842-593-8
#565 Great Bicycle Experiment $18.95 Order Great Bicycle Experiment

  DC Neighborhoods Flashbacks Vol. Two Artist-writer Patrick M. Reynolds takes you to the Washington that tourists seldom see The U.S. capital expanded with the growth of public transportation into such areas as Shepard Park, Takoma Park, Chevy Chase, Kalorama, Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan, Capital Hill, LeDroit Park, Tenleytown, Brookland, and others. Stories in this book go back to the explorations of Capt. John Smith in the 1600s and the Indian Wars of early Virginia, continuing into the 20th century with the introduction of the cherry trees to Washington and the end of segregation in public schools.
11¾" x 7½" 106 pages, full color illustrations, index, paperbound ISBN 0-932514-31-6
#F2 Cartoon History of DC $14.95

Previous weeks' stories and references: Autocamping...Baseball History...Combat Artists...The Ghost Army of WWII... Artists in War The Limb Maker...Duke Ellington...Ferries Across the Chessie .. The Italian Crisis...Ninian Beall Sequence.....UFOs Over Washington Culpeper of Virginia...The Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918...Indians of the Eastern Shore of MD & VA...Black Confederates... Pirates on the Chesapeake...Chesapeake Beach...Chesapeake Bay Stories...Ghost stories...Silver Spring MD...Clovers...Hoover Airport...Slavery...President Garfield

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