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1: 7+3+7+9 11.50 x 4 18.45 x 3 | TRAVELING LIBRARY CARD WAXAHACHIE, TEXAS ELIZABETH COLEMAN | 7+14+7+5 11/50 x 4 4 X 42 | Dear Bessie, How are you? We are fine on the territory. You shud come join us. Your Pa | Someday I will amount to something | 1900

2: English Essay by Bessie Coleman In the epic poem The Iliad by Homer,the first words (in English) is "rage". This book is mostly about Achilles, the brave warrior, and his quest to find peace with himself. It all begins with the Judging of Paris, when Eros throws a golden apple inscribed "to the most beautiful" into the wedding banquet of Peleus and Thetis. Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite all claim that the apple belongs to them, | A- | 1916 | Walter Gaines

3: ROBERT ABBOTT The Chicago Defender Chicago, IL | Bessie Coleman Caudron Brothers School of Aviation Le Crotoy, France | 1920 | I will not take no for an answer.

4: HEAVIEST PLANE FLOWN BY A WOMAN BESSIE COLEMAN | Dear Bessie you are my role modul my sister and me want to watch you fly come to my house bring your plaine please thank you for doing what you do. Jenny | 1921

5: Dear Bessie, How are you? I am doing fine here in Chicago! We want to feature another article on you in The Chicago Defender, but we need tickets. Is there any way you could send us some for you show here on Saturday? Yours, Robert Abbott | 1922 | I decided blacks should not have to experience the difficulties I had faced, so I decided to open a flying school and teach other black women to fly.

6: 1923 | PLACES TO DO SHOWS: Memphis, TN Waxhachie, TX Topeka, KS Albany, NY Jacksonville, FL | FAVORITE TRICKS: Figure eights loop-the-loops barrel rolls steep pull-up dive | The air is the only place free from prejudices

7: Feel better soon, Bessie! Love your sister, Georgie | DOCTOR's NOTE Broken leg, cracked ribs, cut face. Patient was knocked unconscious upon impact. Will need to recover for several months if not more. | FEB. 1923

8: 1925 | Having the time of my life!

9: 1930 | Georgie Coleman 1234 Main Street Waxahachie, Texas

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