Today in Black History: November 15, 1898 “Lyda Newman Receives Patent for Improved Invention of the Hairbrush”

On today in 1898, Lydai Newman received a patent for her improved invention of the hairbrush. The improved brush was durable, easy to make, and easy to keep clean the brush also provided ventilation while brushing because of the air chambers. Patent #614,335

To learn more about Lyda Newman, click here.

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