Lyda D. Newman was an American inventor. She invented a hairbrush that could
be taken apart easily for cleaning. She was granted U.S. Patent 614,335 on ...
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On this date in 1898, Lydia O. Newman, an African American of New York City
acquired a patent for the hair brush. Newman's invention permitted easy cleaning
Lydia Newman invented the first hairbrush to have synthetic bristles. She
received a patent for her “improved” brush in 1898. Prior to her invention,
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Be it known that I, LYDA D. NEWMAN, of the city of New York, borough of
Manhattan, in the county and State of New York, have invented a new and
Mar 3, 2015 ... Without the works of women like Theora Stephens or Lyda Newman, we would
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NEWMAN, Lyda, African-American. The first hairbrush with synthetic bristles was
invented by her in 1898. Although now used routinely by all women, it was ...
Answer (1 of 5): Lyda Newman invented the hairbrush because in her time,
slavery was taking place. So, they didn't much clothing, or anything else to keep ...