Saturday, October 18, 2014
Surprising DC 1922 News Photo of Everyday Bike Commuter
Surprise find, photo of a Washington DC bicycle commuter in 1922
The Washington Herald., October 01, 1922, Sunday Edition, Page 7
"Miss M. Kearns, an employe of the Interior Department, has ridden her bicycle to the office daily for the past twenty years."
And later I find, by chance . . .
Same photograph, deposited by photographer Underwood & Underwood at the Library of Congress and online
Title: Woman rides bicycle for 25 years
Date Created/Published: c1922 Sept. 16.
Medium: 1 photographic print.
Summary: Miss M. Kearns with bicycle.
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-68742 (b&w film copy neg.)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
Call Number: SSF - Bicycles and tricycles [item] [P&P]
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
* Photo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood.
* This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.
* Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; BI; Bicycles...; Shelf.