by Barbara Kyles

Do you know that when you turn your lights on, you can thank DLewis Latimer who is responsible for the incandescent version of the light bulb we still use today?

Lewis Latimer was the child of, slaves, a sailor in the Civil War and an Assistant to Alexander Graham Bell., 

We are still using the patented design today.

Please read and learn more about DLewis Latimer…

Take a look and welcome to Black history…

Barbara Kyles is a Miami Township resident who enjoys advocating for social issues and gardening year-round.

Barbara will be publishing a continuing series about Black History for Loveland Magazine.

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