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 Black Inventors & Scientists
 
The following list is far from being complete. Bear in mind that during slavery a slave could not file a patent in his/her own name. All Black inventions were claimed by whosoever owned those inventors. The whole world benefited from our contributions, therefore it is a crime to subject a people that contributed so much to poverty and blatant ignorance.
 
Inventions
Patents, Dates & Owners
1
THE LAWN MOWER
J. A. BURR, MAY 9, 1899
2
THE FOLDING BED
L.C. BAILEY
3
URINALYSIS MACHINE
D. SANDERSON
4
DISPOSABLE SYRINGE
P. BROOKS
5
DRYCLEANING PROCESS
T. L. JENNINGS, MARCH 3, 1821
6
THE GUITAR
R. F. FLEMMINGS Jr , MARCH 3, 1886
7
PENCIL SHARPNER
J. L. LOVE, NOV. 23, 1897
8
FIRE EXTINGUISHER
T. J. MARSHALL, MAY 26, 1872
9
THE ELEVATOR
A. MILES, OCT. 11, 1887
10
THE PRESSURE COOKER
W. L. MAURICE, 1989
11
THE FOUNTAIN PEN
W. B. PURVIS, JAN 7, 1890
12
THE TYPEWRITER
BURRIGE / MARSHMAN) -IMPROVED
13
CHILD'S CARRIAGE
W. H. RICHARDSON, JUNE 18, 1889
14
LAWN SPRINKLER
J. W. SMITH, MAY 4, 1897
15
CLOTHES DRYER
G. T. SAMPSON, JUNE 7, 1892
16
THE OIL STOVE
J. STANDARD, OCT. 29, 1889
17
THE REFRIDGERATOR
J. STANDARD JULY 14, 1891
18
AIR SHIP-THE BLIMP
J. F. PICKERING, FEB. 20, 1900
19
HYDROLIC SHOCK ABSORBER
R. SANDERSON
20
HORSE SHOE
O. E. BROWN, AUG. 23, 1892
21
THE RIDING SADDLE
W. D. DAVIS, OCT. 6, 1896
22
BRIDLE BIT
L. F. BROWN, OCT. 25, 1892
23
THE WAGGON
J. W. WEST, OCT. 18, 1870
24
DOUGH KNEADER
L. BELL, DEC. 10, 1872
25
THE PRINTING PRESS
W. A. LAVALETTE, SEPT. 17, 1878
26
EYE PROTECTOR
P. JOHNSON, NOV. 2, 1880
27
BOTTLE
A. C. RICHARDSON, DEC. 12, 1899
28
CASKET LOWERING DEVICE
A. C. RICHARDSON, NOV. 13, 1894
29
PROPELLER FOR VESSELS
G. TOLIVER, APRIL 28, 1891
30
PROGRAMMABLE ROMOTE
N. J. JACKSON, PATENT# 4228-543
31
STREET SWEEPER
C. B. BROOKS, MAR. 17, 1896
32
TRAFFIC SIGNAL
G. A. MORGAN, OCT. 13, 1914
33
GAS MASK
G. A. MORGAN, FEB. 27, 1922
34
PACE MAKER CONTROLS
O. BOYKIN
35
GUIDED MESSILES
O. BOYKIN
36
BULLETPROOF PLEXIGLASS
E. LOGAN
37
CELLULAR PHONE
H. SAMPSOM
38
ALPHABET
AFRICANS IN AFRICA
39
PAPER
AFRICANS IN AFRICA
40
LUBRICATOR
E. J. McCoy, MAY 27, 1873
41
TELEPHONE TRANSMITTER
G. T. WOODS, DEC. 2, 1884
42
AMUSEMENT APPARATUS-roller coaster
G. T. WOODS, DEC. 19, 1899
43
AUTOMATIC GEAR SHIFT
R. B. SPIKES, DEC. 6, 1832
44
THE TOGGLE HARPOON
LEWIS TEMPLE, 1848
45
PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT WASH
C. J DORTICUS, APRIL 23, 1895
46
SCAFFOLD
H. PICKET, JUNE 30, 1874
47
BATHROOM TISSUE HOLDER
M. B. KENNER, OCT. 19, 1982
48
ROTARY ENGINE
A. J. BEARD, JULY 5, 1892
49
HOME SECURITY SYSTEM w/ TV SURVALANCE
M. V. BROWN DEC. 2, 1969
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