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  1. Interior view of two visitors looking at a skeleton with prosthetics behind glass.

    Happy National Inventors Day!

    • Date: February 11, 2021
    • Creator: Mitch Toda
    • Description: We wish you a Happy National Inventors Day and invite you to check out the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the National Museum of American History!

  3. Two-page spread of a booklet containing broadcast information for “The World Is Yours” and a history of Thomas Davenport. A black and white drawing of a track with a motor appears at the top middle of the right-hand page.

    The World Is Yours: Unheralded American Inventors

    • Date: November 17, 2020
    • Creator: Kira M. Sobers
    • Description: Did you know that Joseph Francis invented the first metal life-saving boat? Or that Gail Borden invented the process for creating condensed milk? Neither did I until I heard The World Is Yours episode titled “Unheraled American Inventors,” which originally aired on April 4, 1937.Where most of the episodes I’ve listened to begin with the host walking up to two people while they

  5. First Meeting of the National Inventors Council

    First Meeting of the National Inventors Council

    • Date: 1940 August 6, 1940
    • Creator: Harris & Ewing

  7. SI History Bibliography

    Joseph Henry: Inventor of the Telegraph?

    • Date: 1999-2007
    • Creator: Hochfelder, David 1965-
    • Creator: Hochfelder, David 1965-

  9. SI History Bibliography

    The Inventor of the First Aeroplane

    • Creator: Yarborn, E. R
    • Creator: Yarborn, E. R

  11. Document

    Bust of Alexander Graham Bell Honors the Inventor | Smithsonian Institution Archives

    • Online Publications

      Review of "Report of the Committee of Naval Affairs, to whom was Referred the Memorial of Henry Hall Sherwood Claiming to have Made New and Important Discoveries in Magnetism Generally, and More Particularly in the Magnetism of the Earth: and Representing that he is the Inventor of an Instrument Called the Geometer"

      • Date: July 1838
      • Creator: Henry, Joseph 1797-1878,Joseph Henry Papers Project
      • Creator: Henry, Joseph 1797-1878,Joseph Henry Papers Project

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      "Robert Fulton, American Engineer and Inventor 1765-1815"

      • Games Slayter (1896-1964), Fiberglass Inventor, Receives Franklin Institute Medal

        Games Slayter (1896-1964), Fiberglass Inventor, Receives Franklin Institute Medal

        • Date: 1940 May 21, 1940
        • Creator: Bureau of Industrial Service

      • Museum window covered in red polka dots of varying sizes with man walking by.

        Link Love: 2/24/2017

        • Date: February 24, 2017
        • Creator: Effie Kapsalis
        • Description: The Hirshhorn and neighboring areas are enveloped in polka dots, and we love it. [via Washington Post]A new African American history treasure trove; digitized post-Civil War 'wanted ads' searching for love ones separated by slavery. [via NPR]11 African American inventors (including the Smithsonian's own Regent, Dr. Shirley Jackson) who changed the world. [via Mental Floss]The

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        Brave New Museum

        • Date: March 11, 2010
        • Description: Computer science researchers at the University of Washington and Cornell University have announced a new system of powerful graphics algorithms that will create three-dimensional renderings of buildings, neighborhoods, and potentially even entire cities. Fittingly the inventors went for the gold and named the system PhotoCity. Like its precursor, Microsoft’s Photosynth, the

      • SI History Bibliography

        The View From the Castle: The late Charles Greeley Abbot--inventor, solar authority, astrophysicist, singer--was the fifth secretary of the Institution

        • Date: February 1974
        • Creator: Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
        • Creator: Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001

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