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Bicycles and Cycling History: A Resource Guide


Bicycle advertisements were prolific in the 19th and early 20th century. To find historic bicycle advertisements, try searching our Digital Collectiions and the Library of Congress Online Catalog

Subecription Databases

The subscription resources marked with a padlock are available to researchers on-site at the Library of Congress. If you are unable to visit the Library, you may be able to access these resources through your local public or academic library.

Digital Collections

These following digital collections are a great place to look for bicycles advertisements.