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 ...
Apr 2, 2014 ... Synopsis. Lyda Newman, born in Ohio circa 1885, was an African-American inventor and women's rights activist. A hairdresser by trade, she ...
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African-American inventor Lyda D. Newman patented a new and improved hairbrush in 1898 while living in New York. A hairdresser by trade, Newman ...
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 ...
You see, Frederick Jones invented the Air Conditioner and Alice Parker the Heating Furnace. ... You see Lydia O. Newman, a black female, invented the brush.