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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
2012-2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-214
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites and a blog maintained by the Lemelson Center at the National Museum of American History as they existed on February 12, 2014. The Lemelson Center's primary website includes information about the Center as well as educational resources, press releases, annual reports, online exhibitions, and two serial p...

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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
2012
Collection ID:
Accession 12-561
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two Lemelson Center websites as they existed on June 8, 2012. The "SparkLab!" website is dedicated to the family activity center of the same name within the National Museum of American History. In addition to information about the center, it includes activities and experiments that can be performed at home and child...

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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
2012-2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-072
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three websites and one blog maintained by the Lemelson Center as they existed on November 2, 2014, shortly before the sites were due to be consolidated into one new website. The Lemelson Center's primary website includes information about the Center as well as educational resources, press releases, annual reports, o...

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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-273
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation website as it existed on October 6, 2016. The website includes information about the Center and its "Spark!Lab" gallery at the National Museum of American History as well as educational resources related to the intersection of play and invention. A bl...

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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
2010
Collection ID:
Accession 10-163
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Lemelson Center website as it existed on July 16, 2010. The Lemelson Center was founded in 1995 at the National Museum of American History. Its mission is to document, interpret, and disseminate information about invention and innovation; to encourage inventive creativity in young people; and to foster an appreci...

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Swanson, Jackie
Swanson, Janese
Dates:
1998
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes,)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0642
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Janese Swanson developed video game software, a website, and an array of toys and gadgets aimed at making technology more accessible to girls. The collection contains approximately six hours of original and reference video footage of Swanson's Innovative Lives Presentation, in which she discussed her background and demonstrated her inventions with her daughter, Jackie. The material also includes a brief interview.

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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
1996-2009
Size:
14.19 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-371
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the Lemelson Center exhibition, Invention at Play. This exhibition was structured as an interactive exhibition that examined the similarities between the ways children and adults play and the creative processes used by innovators in science and technology. Opening in 2002, Invention at Play...

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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:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
1995-2014
Size:
29 cu. ft. (27 record storage boxes) (4 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-092
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio and visual recordings of Lemelson Center special events, exhibitions, symposia, and general activities used for broadcast. Major programs documented within this collection include "Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize;" "Lewis Latimer: Renaissance Man;" "Reinventing the Wheel: The Continuing ...

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Creators:
Jantzen, Carl C.
Dates:
1925-1977
Size:
7 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0233
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Carl C. Jantzen and John C. Zehntbauer founded the Portland Knitting Company in 1910 as a retail store selling knitted products (i.e. sweaters, hosiery, jackets). Carl Jantzen later invented an automated circular knitting machine that allowed the company to make light-weight materials for swimsuits. In 1916, the company first used the name Jantzen as their trademark and went on to specialize in swimsuits.

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