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Villa Lewaro
Route 9 Irvington NY
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Villa Lewaro Madam C. J. Walker
Fargo Lane and North Broadway (US 9) Irvington-on-Hudson NY
Creator of a popular line of African-American hair care products and the woman reputed to be America's first black female millionaire. In 1910, she established a factory in Indianapolis. By 1915, the "Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company" employed over 3,000 people and was the largest black-owned business in the United States. The home was used as a conference center on race relations issues 1915 House ...Site ...Search ...Map
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