Inventors Oral History Collection
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1504
Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Bedi, Joyce
Daemmrich, Arthur
Klotz, Sharon
Oswald, Alison
Ott, Katherine
Dates:
2020-2021
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
855.63 Gigabytes
Interviews include .mp4, video/.mxf and .wav files.
Repository:
Born digital video oral history interviews and transcripts with inventors documenting a variety of subjects and disciplines.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into one series, alphabetical by last name of interviewee.

Administration
Author
Alison Oswald
Sponsor
Funding for the Marilyn Hamilton, Lisa Lindahl, Hinda Miller, Tahira N. Reid, and Polly Smith interviews was provided by a Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee grant.
Accruals
Further accruals are expected. The repository continues to add interviews to this collection on a regular basis.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Alison Oswald, archivist, 2021.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. Access and use of audiovisual materials available in the Archives Center reading room or by requesting copies of audiovisual materials at RightsReproductions@si.edu.
Preferred Citation
Inventors Oral History Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Related Materials
Materials in the Archives Center
JogBra, Inc. Records (NMAH.AC.1315)
Disability Reference Collection (NMAH.AC.1319)
Folia Water Materials (NMAH.AC.1407)
Materials at the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Program/Project Records, 1994-2017 (SIA Acc. 19-100)
Interview with Theresa Dankovitch, inventor of the Folia water filter.
Interview with David Stone, inventor of Ferrock, a carbon-negative substitute for concrete. Also includes interviewee Richard Pablo.
Interview with Amy Prieto, inventor of a rechargeable battery.
Interview with John Warner, co-founder of the field of green chemistry.
Program/Project Records, 1989-2010 (SIA Acc. 12-582)
Interview with Remo Belli, jazz drummer who developed and marketed the first successful synthetic drumheads and founded the Remo company.
Interview with Arthur Ganson, inventor, kinetic sculptor and musician.
Audiovisual Records, 1995-2014 (SIA Acc. 16-092)
Interview with Gary Fisher, inventor of the modern mountain bike.
Lemelson Center, Program/Project Records, 2006-2015 (SIA Acc. 16-043)
Interview with Doreen Lorenzo, former president of Quirky.
Interview with Corinna E. Lathan, co-Founder of AnthroTronix, Inc., a biomedical research and development company with a focus on assistive technologies.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
African American engineers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Born digital Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brassieres -- 20th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Computer science Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Disabilities Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Double Dutch Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electrical engineering Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electrical engineers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inventors Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inventions -- 20th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical engineers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical engineering and engineers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Microprocessors Temporal Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oral history -- 2010-2020 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Running Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sports Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sports bra Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women inventors Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
wheelchairs Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transcripts Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hamilton, Marilyn, 1949- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hyatt, Gilbert P. , 1938- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lindahl, Lisa Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miller, Hinda Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reid, Tahira N. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smith, Polly Palmer Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives