Illinois Bicycle Manufacturing Before 1900

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Abstract

Prior to 1900 Illinois was one of the major centers of the United States bicycle industry. At the time there were around 400 different bicycle manufacturers in the state. Chicago was a center of production, but there were also large manufacturers in outlying suburbs and in Central Illinois

Prior to 1900 Illinois was one of the major centers of the United States bicycle industry. At the time there were around 400 different bicycle manufacturers in the state. Chicago was a center of production, but there were also large manufacturers in outlying suburbs and in Central Illinois
Original languageAmerican English
StatePublished - Jul 7 2016
Event2016 National Wheelmen Meet: 150 Years of Cycling in America - Elmhurst College
Duration: Jul 7 2016 → …

Conference

Conference2016 National Wheelmen Meet: 150 Years of Cycling in America
Period7/7/16 → …

Keywords

  • bicycle history
  • history
  • bicycle manufacturing

Disciplines

  • History
  • History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
  • United States History

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