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She Traveled Solo: Strong Women in the Early 20th Century

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During a 5,000 mile solo bicycle ride from southern California to Maine, Tessa Hulls heard the same thing daily: that a woman can’t travel alone. She began researching other women who traveled solo in different ways, and became fascinated with many in stories from the early 20th century: explorers, mountaineers, and even a circus performer; women who defied expectations and embarked on unprecedented journeys, but whose stories have remained largely untold.