Lyda Newman - Girls
Lyda Newman - Girls

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LYDA NEWMAN – Lyda Newman was born in Ohio in 1885.  She was a hairdresser and fought for woman’s rights, especially to vote.  She improved on the hairbrush by inventing a more hygienic brush that allowed dirt and lint to be guided away from the hair.  She lived and worked in New York City.

November 15, 1898


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