Whirlwinds: Bicycles and Weather"
State College, Worcester, Mass.
Popular Culture/American Culture Association highlighted bicycling’s
1890s heyday in a panel discussion of “Worcester Whirlwinds” at its annual
conference. Lynne Tolman of the
Major Taylor Association spoke about Major Taylor, bike historian David
V. Herlihy presented “The Bicycle Boom: Revolution or Revival?” and John
M. O’Toole, author of “Tornado! 84 minutes, 94 Lives,” talked about the
Worcester tornado of 1953. For more information about the conference, contact
Peter Holloran, 508-929-8806.