100-year-old Bicycle Advertisement

19-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today: 

Wednesday, October 7, 1914: <<no entry>>

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Source: Ladies Home Journal (April, 1914)

Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:

Sigh . . another day with no diary entry.. . but while we’re waiting for Grandma to pick up her pen, I thought that you might enjoy this hundred-year-old bicycle ad.

15 thoughts on “100-year-old Bicycle Advertisement

  1. It’s interesting that bikes don’t appear to have changed so much over 100 years! They’ve gotten fancier but the basic design has stood the test of time.

    1. Apparently the bikes with the huge front wheel and tiny back wheel were from the 1800s–and they’d landed of the more modern bike design by the early 1900s.

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