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Marjorie Stewart Joyner, Permanent Waving Machine Inventor
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Joyner in costume for a play at the Chicago Musical College in 1924


Joyner in costume for a play at the Chicago Musical College in 1924








Marjorie Joyner, Lifelong Learner

A lifelong learner and community activist, Joyner went to college at age 77, and earned a bachelor of science degree.

“All I really did was put a bunch of things together to make something new.”

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