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Lyon, Lucius, 1800-1851
Moore, Hiram, 1801-1875
Dates:
1835-1932
bulk 1835-1850
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1429
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Hiram Moore's invention of a harvesting machine.

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Todd, W. David (William David)
Stephens, Carlene E., 1949-
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
1997-12-07
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0682
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

2.5 hours of videotape documenting a succession of clock escapements invented by Richard F. Bond in the 19th century. Bond's invention was called isodynamic escapement.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Science, Medicine, and Society
Land, Charles H., 1847-1922
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974
Dates:
1860-1957
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0834
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents inventor and dentist Charles H. Land and consists of correspondence, financial records, patent records, articles, printed material, writings, sermons and photographs.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
Moffat, Reuben
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Dates:
1852
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1101
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents personal correspondence between Reuben Moffat and his father, John Little Moffat. The materials consist primarily of letters written during the year 1852 and detail Reuben Moffat's attempts to obtain a patent for his electric gold washer and magnetic separator invention.

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Page, Charles Grafton, 1812-1868
Poinier, Lois W.
Dates:
1844-1870
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0933
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relate to American inventor Charles Grafton Page, an early developer of electromagnetic machinery.

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Creators:
Shaw, Joshua, 1776-1860
Dates:
[ca. 1820]
Size:
1 Item ((on 1 fr. microfilm))
Collection ID:
AAA.shawjosh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Shaw's palette, with an explanation of colors and how to mix them.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1880s
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S02
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One image of a miniature steam fire engine and a man, presumably Henry C. Gaunt, the builder of the engine.

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Dates:
1989-1990
Level:
series
Size:
0.25 Linear feet
3 Sound recordings (1 open reel 1/4" sound recordings ; 2 audio cassette sound recordings)
13 Video recordings (12 VHS 1/2" video recordings ; 1 open reel 1" video recordings)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Audiovisual materials created for an exhibition on African American inventors and innovators, from prominent figures such as the 19th century inventor Elijah McCoy to the anonymous men and women who made important contributions to the development of American technology. The show was curated by Portia James and organized by the Anacostia Museum. It ...

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
circa 1990
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

To a group of children, a woman told stories about inventors, including Benjamin Banneker, Norbert Rillieux, Elijah McCoy, Lewis Latimer, and Madame CJ Walker.

Event. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' Transcribed from physical asset: 'Eraka.' Undated.

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Anacostia Museum
James, Portia P.
Reinckens, Sharon A.
Smithsonian Institution
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Dates:
circa 1990
Level:
item
Size:
3 Video recordings (open reel, 1 inch)
3 Video recordings (VHS)
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The exhibition, The Real McCoy: African-American Invention and Innovation, included three short documentary films: Lewis Temple and Hunting the Whale, Jan E. Matzeliger, and Norbert Rillieux. Lewis Temple and Hunting the Whale provides an overview of early 19th century whaling industry and tools, including the toggle head harpoon invented by blacks...

Short documentary films. Part of The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930 Audiovisual Materials. AV000926 includes all three short films, dated 19910606. AV003326 includes Norbert Rillieux only (film image direction is sideways), dated 19890505. AV003324: Jan E. Matzeliger, undated. AV003433: outtakes, edited voiceover narra...

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