It’s bike to work day!
Terry Eiler, photographer. From the EPA’s DOCUMERICA series.(More items from DOCUMERICA are currently on exhibit at the National Archives: “Searching for the Seventies: The DOCUMERICA Photography Project”)
Unfortunately the caption doesn’t tell us much, but we know this smart cyclist remembered his helmet!
Did you bike to work? Tandem? Recumbent? Bikeshare?
Oklahoma or Bust by John Stewart Curry
This weekend marks the 150th Anniversary of the Homestead Act, providing the basis for the Oklahoma Land Rush. It’s also Bike to Work Day and National Bike Month, so it’s hard to resist the penny-farthing bicycle shown here.
Black & white photo reproduction. The original color painting appears to be on display at the Department of the Interior’s Stuart Lee Udall building (click photo #20!).
May 20 - Smartly dressed couple seated on an 1886-model bicycle for two
For Bike to Work day, we feature this undated photo of an 1886-model two-seater. The South Portico of the White House is visible in the background. Check the Archives’ Bike to Work mini-gallery on Facebook or search our holdings for more bicycle-related records.