Primary Source Spotlight: Bicycles

bicycle goddess

Free to Use and Reuse: Bicycles primary source set

More bicycle images

Bicycle & tricycle image set

Cycling image set

Bicycling maps

Bicycling films

Bicycle sheet music

Uncle Josh on a bicycle song recording

“Shall Women Ride the Bicycle?” Elizabeth Cady Stanton

[Mrs. Larson’s [bicycle] Story] oral history

“A brilliant idea: a comedy sketch” 1897 satirical commentary on gender identity and the liberation felt and practiced by women of the 19th century

Bicycle printed ephemera

The Bicycle Problem 1895 political cartoon

Betsey Jane on Wheels; A Tale of the Bicycle Craze 1895

Why not cycle abroad yourself? What a bicycle trip in Europe costs, how to take it, how to enjoy it, with a narrative of personal tours, illustrations and maps 1898

More books related to bicycles and books related to cycling

The Journal (New York [N.Y.]), May 10, 1896, (BICYCLE EDITION)

Chronicling America: Bicycle Craze Information/Timeline | Select Articles

Chronicling America: Bicycle Fashion Information/Timeline | Select Articles

Chronicling America: Champion Cyclist “Major” Taylor Information/Timeline | Select Articles 

25th Infantry Bicycle Corps primary source set

Library of Congress blog posts related to bicycles

U.S. legislation related to bicycles

Bicycling: Global Legal Monitor articles

Resources outside of the Library