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Creators:
Berger, Sondra
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Townes, Charles, Dr., 1915-
Dates:
1998-12-02
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0673
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Videotaped interview with Charles Townes, inventor of the MASER (Microwave Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation). The interview was part of the "Innovative Lives" public program series. Videotapes include VHS and Beta Cam SP formats.

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
2001-10-01
Size:
0.75 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0792
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately five hours of video footage documenting Harold Kroto, chemist and Nobel Laureate (Chemistry, 1996) discussing carbon structures called "bucky balls" named after architect Buckminster Fuller's geodesic domes. Kroto describes properties and mathematical principles represented by these structures and he discusses his background and winning the Nobel Prize.

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Darby, S. Newman, 1928-2016 ((inventor))
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
April 9, 1999
Size:
18 Videocassettes
1 electronic_discs_cd
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0838
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Presentation by Newman Darby discussing windsurfing and his invention and development of the sailboard. Materials include original, master and reference videotapes and photographs.

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Creators:
Phillips, William, Dr., 1948-
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
2001-04-27
Size:
1 Cubic foot (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0770
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 5-1/2 hours of video footage documenting an interview with Dr. William Phillips, a physicist and Nobel Laureate (Physics, 1997). Phillips discusses his background, work at the National Institute of Standards (NIST) using laser light to cool gases to the lowest temperature ever achieved, and his memories of winning the Nobel Prize.

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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Berger, Sondra
Moore, Ann
Moore, Mike
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Dates:
1999-10
Size:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes , BetaCamSP, 1/2 inch VHS videotapes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0706
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ann Moore is the inventor of the Snugli baby carrier and Air Lift oxygen carrier. The collection contains original, master, and reference videos, audiocassette recordings, and transcripts documenting Moore's inventive career.

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Creators:
Ochoa, Ellen, Dr., 1958-
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
1996/09/24
Size:
0.75 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0595
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Original master and reference videos documenting children's program by Dr. Ellen Ochoa. Dr. Ellen Ochoa discusses her role as an inventor, scientist, and astronaut at NASA.

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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Carruthers, George R.
Dates:
1996-02-22
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0597
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This video history consists of original, master and reference videos documenting a children's lecture program by George R. Carruthers, a physicist and inventor. Carruthers invented the Far Ultra-Violet Camera (FUVCAM).

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Creators:
Kwolek, Stephanie
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
1996 March 25
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0596
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of two and one half hours of original (BetaCam SP), master (BetaCam SP) and reference (viewing) copies (VHS), documenting a lecture program for children on March 25, 1996 by Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar. Kwolek discusses her invention of Kevlar as well as her background and life experiences.

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Gittens, David
Dates:
May 7, 1997
Size:
0.35 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0598
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Original and reference videos documenting an NMAH children's program by David Gittens, the inventor of the Ikenga 5302 gyroplane.

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Creators:
Person, Abigail
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Fox, Sally
Dates:
1997
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0646
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains 5 1/2 hours of footage documenting Sally Fox, an inventor of a commercially spinnable naturally colored cotton. This video was created on November 14, 1997.