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Bicycle and the Women’s Suffragette Movement of the 1890s

References

  The exhibition was described in “The Big Bicycle Show at the Garden,” New York Sunday World, 19 January 1896, p. 19. Click footnote numbered link to return to article

  Irving A. Leonard, When Bikehood was in Flower, (Seven Palms Press, 1983).

  “Champion of Her Sex,” New York Sunday World, 2 February 1896, p. 10.

  In some cases the larger wheel was the rear wheel.

  “A Blessing for Women,” The Bearings, 5 September 1895.

  Sarah Gordon in Beauty and Business: Commerce, Gender, and Culture in Modern America, Philip Scranton, Editor (Routledge, 2001), p.25.

  “A Whirl ‘Round the World,” Omaha World Herald, 25 August 1895, p. 5.

  Item, Arizona Daily Gazette, 16 June 1895.

  Sarah Gordon in Beauty and Business: Commerce, Gender, and Culture in Modern America, Philip Scranton, Editor (Routledge, 2001), p. 26.

  “Taking Chances,” Iowa State Register, 28 August 1895.

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