Stories of Bicycle History and Activism

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May 11, 2019


Tickets: $8 for FNTG and Historic Northampton members, $12 general admission, cash at door

Lorenz Finison, social psychologist, public health practitioner, historian, and cyclist, will present: ”Stories of Bicycling History and Activism.” Larry is a founding member of Cycling Through History, a nonprofit organization that links cyclists with maps and information about African-American heritage and history in Massachusetts, and the author of two books, Boston’s Cycle Craze, 1880-1900: A Story of Race, Class, and Society (2014) and Boston’s Twentieth-Century Bicycling Renaissance: Cultural Change on Two Wheels (2019). Autographed copies will be available for cash purchase at the talk.