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In an age when driving is the next frontier, a 22-year-old mother tries to become the first woman to drive cross-country. Riding into mysterious pre-highway terrain, she rewrites history and faces betrayal closer than she ever imagined.

Alice Ramsey with her first Maxwell 1908 and driving gear (Courtesy ofArchives and Special Collections, Vassar College Library)

JULY, 1909




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Gabriella Gage

Gabriella Gage

Writer. Journalist. Editor. Donut Historian. Victorian Muppet. Townie. 2019 James Merrill House Fellow. Former Writers’ Room of Boston Fellow.

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