Madam C.J. Walker
Madam C.J. Walker was the first American woman to become an millionaire. in 1910 Madame C.J. walker moved her expanding '' Special Correspondence Course"
business , founded on her system of Beauty Culture , to Indianapolis. Eventually she established Madame C.J. Walker laboratories to Manufacture cosmetics and train sales beautician . she donated the largest amount of money by an African - American toward the construction of Indianapolis YMCA in 1913. Madame invented a line of African - American hair care products by traveling about the country giving lecture
Madam C.J. Walker died in May,25 1919 of kidney failure leaving back a Wonderful company to her great great granddaughter A'Lelia the company