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An Interesting Advertisement from the Washington Times, November 6th, 1913
Check out this vintage advertisement from the Washington Times on November 6th, 1913, featuring the new auto-bike! See the original source, plus an interesting glimpse into the past.
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The Times Boy and His Bicycle: Why Does He Look So Pissed?
A photo of a boy in Washington, D.C., 1921. He won a Mead Ranger bike by selling 30 newspaper subscriptions. The Ranger contest was a promotion of various papers from 1917-1923. Why does he look so pissed?
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A Curious Old Photograph from 1925: Mildred Billert and Hazel Bowman of Ned Wayburn's Revue
Explore a curious old photograph from 1925 featuring Mildred Billert and Hazel Bowman, both of Ned Wayburn's Revue, a vaudeville show. Learn about the unique features of the bikes the women are riding and the swastika tread on the bike on the left.
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Well-Dressed Couple Riding an 1886-Model Bicycle South of the White House
Take a look at this amazing photo found in the National Archives. This smartly-dressed couple is riding an 1886-Model bicycle just south of the White House in Washington, D.C.
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Exploring Biking in the District: WABA, Capital Bikeshare, and a Rambler Bicycles Ad from 1895
Take a look back at bicycling in DC with a vintage 1895 Rambler Bicycles ad, and see how far biking in the district has come with Capital Bikeshare and WABA.
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