Major Marshall Taylor

Bicycles became the rage in the 1890’s so much so that there were professional bike racers in all the big cities in the United States and the greatest of all the competitors was the African American Major Marshall Taylor. Marshall Taylor’s grandparents had been slaves. His father fought for the North during the Civil War.… Continue reading Major Marshall Taylor

The Television Show Rawhide

Recently, I have been relaxing in the evenings watching television on You Tube. I started watching the old 1960’s show Rawhide with Clint Eastwood, Eric Fleming, Sheb Wooley, and Paul Brinegar. It is a 50 minute drama that I am absolutely drawn to. I know I watched it as kid with my family. The acting… Continue reading The Television Show Rawhide