Title

Illinois Bicycle Manufacturing Before 1900

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 IllinoisPrior 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

Disciplines

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