Minnesota Great: Bicyclist Dottie Farnsworth and the Six-Day Races of the 1890s

A triumphant and ultimately sad story of one of Minnesota’s earliest sports stars

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Leona “Dottie” Farnsworth posing on her bicycle — a Dayton Racer (via FIndaGrave)


Guttmann, Allen. Women’s Sports: A History. New York: Columbia University Press, 1991.

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