Nat Museum of American History
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History presents a filmed version of its on-the-floor program, Meet the Wheelwoman.
In this film, you’ll hear from a wheelwoman—a female bicycle rider from the 1890s—and learn about how women of that era used bicycles to change their lives.
In this segment, she will answer: what is a safety bicycle?
Introduction - vimeo.com/187725054/7b187bef7c
Do children ride bicycles? - vimeo.com/187725055/5a2e8ad363
What do you wear to ride? - vimeo.com/187725052/25217d8ede
What is the suffrage movement? - vimeo.com/187725061/acf150ca80
What do people think about women riding bicycles? - vimeo.com/187725057/85fef57e6e
What is a safety bicycle? - vimeo.com/187725059/9b8e2c1790
How much does a bicycle cost? - vimeo.com/187725053/16c7d79012
How are the roads? - vimeo.com/187725058/d112b1570c
What’s in your basket? - vimeo.com/187725050/dcb6fb2664
Non-segmented version: vimeo.com/187725051/ff4ec86f45
Learn more and access educator resources at: historyexplorer.si.edu/resource/meet-wheelwoman