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Marjorie Joyner--patent for hair wave machine
November 27, 1928
Patent for a permanent wave machine which could wave the hair of both white and Black people. U.S. Patent 1,693,515 Marjorie Joyner was employed by the Madame C.J. Walker Cosmetic Company and assigned her patent rights to that comapny. Madame C.J. Walker, born Sarah Breedlove, invented hair creams to soften the hair and a hair styling hot comb. She also developed other lotions and creams for which she acquired trademarks. U.S. Patent 1,693,515 (November 27, 1928)
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