Latimer, Lewis Howard, 1848-1928

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Black inventor who worked at Thomas Alva Edison's plant in New Jersey.

From the description of Miscellany, 1919-1984. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155476584

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referencedIn Harris, M. A., 1908-. Middleton "Spike" Harris papers, 1929-1977. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Queens Borough Public Library. Long Island Division. Flushing, Afro-Americans : Latimer / [compiled by Queens Borough Public Library, Long Island Division]. Queens Borough Public Library, Queens Library
creatorOf Latimer, Lewis Howard, 1848-1928. Miscellany, 1919-1984. New York State Historical Documents
referencedIn Thomas A. Edison collection, 1860-1980 (bulk 1860-1950). The Henry Ford, Benson Ford Research Center
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associatedWith Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931. person
associatedWith Harris, M. A., 1908- person
associatedWith Latimer Houses (Flushing, New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Queens Borough Public Library. Long Island Division. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New Jersey
African American inventors


Birth 1848-09-04

Death 1928-12-11



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SNAC ID: 66821746