1899 Chicago Tribune article sharing correspondence between an Indianapolis preacher and a Chicago police captain.
There was a concern that permitting women to ride bicycles would compromise their morals.
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1899 Chicago Tribune article sharing correspondence between an Indianapolis preacher and a Chicago police captain.

There was a concern that permitting women to ride bicycles would compromise their morals.

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    indecent lady-bicyclist. also, my conversation is coarse.
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    I’d lol except this just goes to show that you can pick a thing, anything, and someone, somewhere has argued and fretted...
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