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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African American, Lyda Newman of New York, New York patented a new and
improved hair brush on November 15, 1898. Lydia Newman designed a brush
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,
Lyda was born on October 16, 1921 and passed away on Wednesday, February
18, 2015. Lyda was a resident of Greenville, Kentucky at the time of her passing ...
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NEWMAN, Lyda, African-American. The first hairbrush with synthetic bristles was
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11 Sep 1788 in Boston, NELSON, KY. She died on 18 Apr 1820 in , NELSON,
Kentucky. She was baptized into the LDS church SUBMITTED.