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A 1915 ad for a motor scooter

Briggs-Stratton Scooter Ad

Most automobile advertising for young people either downplayed girls' interest in cars or completely ignored them. This ad for a motor scooter from the Milwaukee-based Briggs-Stratton Company is rare for picturing a girl, though references in the text to "fellows" and "boys" suggest that she was not the main target.

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Related Topics: Industrialization and Urbanization
Automobile Culture
Creator: Briggs-Stratton
Pub Data: 1915. National Museum of American History.
Citation: "Briggs-Stratton Scooter Ad." (1915). Online facsimile at:
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