Turning the Book Wheel
A tumblr of semi-random stuff from the stacks of the Smithsonian Libraries
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12 of March, 2014

Annie get your #bike? From 1894 journal ‘The Bearings,’ this pic is of Annie Oakley, famous markswoman, who was also an ardent wheelwoman, biking 20 miles a day. She even incorporated shooting while riding in her Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show days. #whm #womenshistory #cycling #vintage


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Tags:  #whm  #bike  #cycling  #womenshistory  #vintage  #bicycle  #annie oakley  #annie get your gun  #westerns

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