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Tag Archives: Race
Barnstormers: The Negro League All-Stars in Davenport
When I look around, I see the world as it has been my whole life and sometimes neglect to think about Davenport’s past. Since I was young, going to a baseball game and viewing people of all ages and nationalities … Continue reading
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The Barnard Lehrmann Memorial Road Race?
As we all continue to recover from the Bix 7 Run,* it might be of interest to look back 150 years and a month back to another race that took place one Davenport summer—a race that was far more spontaneous and … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged Barnard Lehrmann, Bix 7 Road Race, Race Leave a comment