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Miller
Mrs. A. E. Miller, Bicycle Mechanic
“Lady Bicycle Artisan.” Cincinnati Enquirer. November 22, 1896, 25. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.



Sittig Dress
Lena Sittig's Dress Design
“A NEW BICYCLE SKIRT: PERFECT OF ITS KIND AND THE INVENTION OF A WOMAN..." New York Times, October 15, 1893, 18. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.


Sittig
Lena Sittig Portrait
White, J.T. “Sitting, Lena." The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography. New York, NY: James T. White & Company, 1904. Google Books.


Lewis
Florence Lewis' Bicycle Baby Carriage
“BICYCLE BABY CARRIAGE: How Mothers Give Their Babies an Airing in Minneapolis.” San Francisco Chronicle, October 12, 1890, 10. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.


Kirkpatrick
Mrs. Harry Kirkpatrk, a bicycle agent pictured on Riverside Drive, New York City
“BOOMERS IN BLOOMERS: Women Peculiarly Successful as Bicycle Agents.” San Francisco Chronicle, June 9, 1895, 3. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.


Thompson
Fanny Thompson, superviser of Acme Cycling Company
Abbott, H.B. “Woman’s Management of a Modern Industry.” The American Intercollegian, June 1898, vol. 1, 1. Google Books.


Christy
Print Advertisement for Christy Saddles
Century Road Club of America. A.G. Spalding & Bros, Advertisement for Christy Saddles. C.R.C. Manual, compiled by Will L. Krietenstien. Terre Haute, IN: Moore & Lagen Printing, Co., 86. Google Books.


Thompson
Indianapolis Chain and Stamping Works Letterhead
Indiana State Library. "Manufacturing Companies" http://www.in.gov/library/2487.htm.


Battenberg
Effie Battenberg's Bicycle Umbrella Attachment Patent
Battenberg, Effie M. Umbrella Attachment for Bicycles. US Patent 560,077, filed February 27, 1896, and issued May 12, 1896. http://www.google.com/patents/US560077


Libbey
Hosea Libbey's Bicycle Patent
Libbey, Hosea W. Bicycle. US Patent 530,540, filed December 16, 1893, and issued December 11, 1894. https://www.google.com/patents/US530540.


Libbey
Hosea Libbey's Electric Bicycle Patent
Libbey, Hosea W. Electric Bicycle. US Patent 596,273, filed December 14, 1897, and issued December 28, 1897. https://www.google.com/patents/US596273


Hawes
Dell Hawes' Pneumatic Tire Patent
Hawes, Dell M. Pneumatic Tire. US Patent 526,572, filed April 28, 1893, and issued September 25, 1894. http://www.google.com/patents/US526572


Naly and Jones
Sarah Naly and Mary Scott Jones' Bicycle Saddle Patent
Naly, Sarah L., and Mary Scott Jones. Bicycle-Saddle. US Patent 499,244, filed November 28, 1892, and issued June 13, 1893. http://www.google.com/patents/US499244


Norcross
Colleen Norcross' Bicycle Carousel Patent
Norcross, Collen Emley. Carousel. US Patent 548,450, filed August 10, 1894, and issued October 22, 1895. https://www.google.com/patents/US548450
Williamson
Catherine Williamson's Bicycle Saddle Patent
Williamson, Catherine A. Seat for Bicycles. US Patent 364, 075, filed January 10, 1887, and issued May 31, 1887. http://www.google.com/patents/US364075.