Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Wordless Wednesday: Answering the Call of the Open Road in 1925

newspaper caption reads:
Introducing just a few of the feminine motor enthusiasts of Oklahoma City who respond daily to the call of the open road. Left - Miss Bland Sohlberg. Right - (standing) Mrs. Ollie S Wells and Miss Blanche Rowland. Center - Mrs. Robert E Owens. 

The Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City) Sunday March 22, 1925; Photos by Oklahoman Staff Photographer.

Blanch Bernice Rowland was born in 1905 in Galveston, Texas, the daughter of Robert Solomon Rowland and Laura Lorena Nichols.  During her childhood, she moved with her family to Oklahoma City.  She was married to Albert Luther Clarkson in 1927.  Blanch Rowland Clarkson is my grandmother.

For more details on Blanch Bernice Rowland, visit her page at Family Stories, pamgarrett.com. 

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