By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS Board Member & Volunteer) – originally posted on our Facebook page February 18, 2021
Three Black Businessmen’s ads in the 1866 New Castle City Directory
- Charles W. Nighten
- Oscar L. Johnston
Fashionable Barber & Hair Dresser
- William A. Stewart
Barber and Hair Dresser
Stewart would go on to run in 1877 to the post of Associate Judge. He won the Republican nomination by 162 votes, but lost in the election.
For more about William A. Stewart, read our blog article.