Lillie Wilborn portrait   Save
Ohio History Connection
Description: Portrait of Lillie Wilborn, niece of Granville T. Woods and mother of John W. Currie, photographed by M.C. Stanton of Springfield, Ohio. Ohio inventor Granville Woods was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1856. He and his brother formed the Woods Railway Telegraph Company in Cincinnati in 1884. Largely self-taught, Woods worked his way up through the railroad industry, and eventually received 35 patents for electrical and mechanical devices between 1884 and 1907. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: VFM2716AV_01
Subjects: Women -- Ohio; African American Ohioans; Woods, Granville, 1856-1910; African American inventors--History;
Places: Springfield (Ohio); Clark County (Ohio)