Image pulled from the Toronto Archives
By Claire McFarlane
It seems as if spring has finally arrived and this woman sure seems to agree.
Did you know that cycling played an important role in early feminism since women no longer had to depend on men for transportation? Susan B. Anthony once said, "I think [bicycling] has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world."
This woman from 1930 is wearing what would be considered very liberated clothing for the time, however, it was probably very practical for riding a penny farthing.
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