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Creators:
Vasquez, John G.
Dates:
1942 - 2005
Size:
1 Cubic foot (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0942
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers document independent inventor John G. Vasquez. The papers include drawings, sketches, correspondence, notebooks, photographs, and prototypes for two of Vasquez's inventions.

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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

Speaking to a group of students, Charles Beckley, a chair inventor, talked about his invention. He explained the steps of creating an invention; patents and patent law; and producing his invention for mass consumption. He encouraged the students to come up with their own ideas by showing them how inventors build off of others' ideas.

Education program - lecture. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' Undated.

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Dates:
1894 January 31
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0311
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes clippings; notes, some by Thomas Wilson; W. L. Baldwin to Thomas Wilson, 1/31/94, on accidental discoveries and inventions; photographs labeled "June 11th inventions, gift of R. Barbe"; and drawings of a stone tool discovered by Alfred E. Glascock.

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Creators:
WMAR-TV (Television station : Baltimore, Md.)
Dates:
1989
Level:
item
Size:
2 Video recordings (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Public affairs show '2 The Point,' which aired on WMAR-TV Baltimore, provided coverage and promotion of 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930,' which was on display at the Anacostia Museum from May 1989 - May 1990. Curator Portia James spoke about the exhibition; young inventors explained their inventions; and images fro...

Television program. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' AV002065: dated 19890702. AV002058: undated.

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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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Creators:
Hounshell, David A.
Fitzgerald, John
Brodie, Jeffrey L.
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
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Dates:
2009
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1188
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents, through audio and video footage, a symposium held Nov. 6-7, 2009, in the National Museum of American History. The theme of the symposium was the historical interplay of people, places, resources, and ideas in shaping inventors' work. CD 1=Spark!lab Drums CD 2= Flag Hall Drum Circle CD 3= Speakers and Events CD 4= Recep...

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Creators:
Hernandez-Rebollar, Jose L.
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
2005 August 3
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0917
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Jose L. Hernandez-Rebollar was born in the state of Puebla in Mexico. He is the inventor of the AcceleGlove, a prototype device which can translate the alphabet and over 300 words into American Sign Language. The collection contains original and reference audio cassettes of Dr. Rebollar's presentation, "The Process of Invention: The AcceleGlove," a transcript of the presentation, photocopies of his power point presentation slides, and a CD-ROM containing digital images taken at the presentation.

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Creators:
Saxton, Joseph, 1799-1873
Dates:
1821-1856
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7056
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of notebooks and diaries in which Saxton wrote detailed information on his experiments and social life in London; an appointment book for 1838; a scientific sketchbook with notes, which include drawings and descriptions of some of Saxton's inventions; and a textbook. Other Joseph Saxton material may be found in the Jo...

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Dates:
2000 February 17
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0753
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Dr. Patricia Bath Interview, 2000 February 17 (at home in Los Angeles) Total Running Time: 29:44 Bath provides definition of cataract and the Laserphaco. The laser portion of the term refers to the modality for the procedure while the "phaco"is from the Greek term for hard lens. Continues speaking about her Berlin experience and filing for a pate...

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