Bicycle safety inspection by Andrew Bartels, 1960s

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A group of children wait their turn to have their bicycles inspected by Optimist Club member Arnold Bartels, who kneels on the sidewalk to test the tire pressure of the first bicycle in line. The bicycle safety check was sponsored annually by the Optimist Club (Lovetinsky et al., p. 74; Walch, p. 110).

This image is most likely taken outside of the Coralville Elementary School. All participants wear coats, and two of the boys appear to have paper packets, likely a checklist for the inspector.

Publisher

Coralville Public Library. Coralville Digital History Library.

Date

1960s

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Educational use only, no other permissions given.

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Coverage

Coralville, Iowa

Citation

“Bicycle safety inspection by Andrew Bartels, 1960s,” Coralville Digital History Library, accessed May 18, 2024, https://coralvilledigitalhistory.omeka.net/items/show/231.

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