Innovative Lives

Lewis Latimer (1848-1928): Renaissance Man

The Story of Inventor Lewis Latimer

What is a puppet?

Who was Lewis Latimer?
Make your own puppet Download Teachers' Guide (PDF document. File size: 3 MB. Download time: approx. 11 min. @56K)
Meet the Brewery Troupe Performers


Crowtation Creation

Making rigid and soft puppets for Lewis Latimer: Renaissance Man

Crowtation Creation


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