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The Resource Bessie Stringfield : the amazing true story of the woman who became the motorcycle queen of Miami!, words and pictures by Joel Christian Gill

Bessie Stringfield : the amazing true story of the woman who became the motorcycle queen of Miami!, words and pictures by Joel Christian Gill

Label
Bessie Stringfield : the amazing true story of the woman who became the motorcycle queen of Miami!
Title
Bessie Stringfield
Title remainder
the amazing true story of the woman who became the motorcycle queen of Miami!
Statement of responsibility
words and pictures by Joel Christian Gill
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 796.7/5092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 12 and up
LC call number
GV1060.2.S87
LC item number
G45 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • comics graphic novels
  • bibliography
Series statement
Tales of the talented tenth
Series volume
no. 2
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Bessie Stringfield : the amazing true story of the woman who became the motorcycle queen of Miami!, words and pictures by Joel Christian Gill
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • "Black history action. True adventures of amazing African Americans."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 120-121)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1684312
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
122 pages
Isbn
9781938486944
Lccn
2016030231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1684312
  • (Sirsi) 1684312
  • (OCoLC)952700962
Label
Bessie Stringfield : the amazing true story of the woman who became the motorcycle queen of Miami!, words and pictures by Joel Christian Gill
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • "Black history action. True adventures of amazing African Americans."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 120-121)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1684312
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
122 pages
Isbn
9781938486944
Lccn
2016030231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1684312
  • (Sirsi) 1684312
  • (OCoLC)952700962

Library Locations

    • Topsfield Town LibraryBorrow it
      1 South Common Street, Topsfield, MA, 01983, US
      42.640901 -70.9495929
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