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Bicycles and Cycling History: A Resource Guide

Digital Collections

The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a variety of primary source materials associated with bicycles and cycling history. Printed materials include bicycle manuals, maps, sheet music, advertisements and more. Additional collection highlights include prints and photographs, moving image materials, newspaper articles, and manuscript collections. Provided below is a link to the home page for each relevant digital collection along with selected highlights.

Historic Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera

Selected Highlights from this Collection:

Early Motion Pictures

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Black-and-White Photographs

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Digitized Books

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Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright

Selected Highlights from this Collection:

Washington, D.C. Photographs

Selected Highlights from the Collection: