Pete's Postcards

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Lessons & Activities, Reference Materials
Date Posted: 7/7/2008

Students can read the story of Pete Koltnow's 1950 hitchhiking trip across the country. This reference page is included in the online exhibition entitled America on the Move, which focuses on transportation in US history.

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