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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
circa 1989
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Curator Portia James led tour of the exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.'

Exhibition Tour. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' Undated.

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Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Wisconsin Program 1998: Washington, D.C.
Kaiman, Bob (recorder)
Kaiser, Richard, 1941- (recorder)
Beaumont, Ed
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Dates:
1998 June 25
1998
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1998
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

101 Wisconsin Weather / Ed Beaumont, Harold Hettrick, Joe Bunij. 102 Inventors / Bill Casper, Willi Kruschinski.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
James, Portia P.
Dates:
circa 1989
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

During the audio tour of exhibition, The Real McCoy: African-American Invention and Innovation, narrator Robert Hall presents contributions made by black inventors to American technology from 1619 to 1930. Inventions and innovations by Benjamin Banneker, Elijah McCoy, Lewis Latimer, James Forten, Lewis Temple, Norbert Rillieux, Ned (slave), Benjami...

Audio tour narration. Part of The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930 Audiovisual Materials. Undated.

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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
1994-2017
Size:
2.19 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project and program records created and maintained by the Lemelson Center. The materials document the development and execution of conferences, workshops, lectures, educational programs, special events, seminars, talks, and symposia. Programs documented include "Innovative Lives" and the "Inventing for the Environmen...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1989-05 - 1990-05
Size:
3.52 Linear feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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 was held at the museum from May 1989 --May 1990. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

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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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Creators:
Bachelet, Emile, 1863-1946
Bachelet, Albert E.
Dates:
Circa 1914
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 6.6 x 8.5 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0302
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Duke and Duchess of Teck come for a demonstration of the Bachelet magnetically-levitated railway of the London laboratory; from the Daily Graphic. Some men wear top hats.