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Lewis Latimer puppet, 1998Lewis Latimer puppet, 1998

This puppet likeness of Latimer was created by the Brewery Puppet Troupe for a performance commissioned by the National Museum of American History's Lemelson Center in 1998. After the show the puppets were added to the museum's cultural history collections.

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