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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Indianapolis Chain and Stamping Works Letterhead
Indiana State Library. "Manufacturing Companies"

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.

Hosea Libbey's Bicycle Patent
Libbey, Hosea W. Bicycle. US Patent 530,540, filed December 16, 1893, and issued December 11, 1894.

Hosea Libbey's Electric Bicycle Patent
Libbey, Hosea W. Electric Bicycle. US Patent 596,273, filed December 14, 1897, and issued December 28, 1897.

Dell Hawes' Pneumatic Tire Patent
Hawes, Dell M. Pneumatic Tire. US Patent 526,572, filed April 28, 1893, and issued September 25, 1894.

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.

Colleen Norcross' Bicycle Carousel Patent
Norcross, Collen Emley. Carousel. US Patent 548,450, filed August 10, 1894, and issued October 22, 1895.
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.