AFRICAN AMERICAN INVENTIONS

1.   Cap for Bottles and Jars, A. E. Longand, A. A. Jones,Sept. 13, 1898 Pat. No. 610,715

2.   Rotary Engine Andrew J. Beard, July 5, 1892 Pat. No. 478,271

3.   Eye Protector Glasses, Powell Johnson Barton, AL -  Nov. 2, 1880 Pat. No. 234,039

4.   Pencil sharpener, John L. Love, Fall River, MA - Nov. 23, 1897 Pat. No. 594,114


5.   Lantern or Lamp, Michael C. Harney, August 19, 1884 Pat. No. 303,844

6.   Refrigerator, John Stanard. Newark, NJ - July 14, 1891 Pat. No. 455,891


7.   Mop, Thomas W. Stewart, Detroit, MI - June 13, 1893 Pat. No. 499,402

8.   Comb, Walter H. Sammons - Dec. 21, 1920 Pat. No. 1,362,823

9.   Ironing Board, Sarah Boone, New Haven, CT - April 26, 1892 Pat. No. 473,653


10. Printing Press, W. A. Lavalette, Washington, D.C. - Sept. 17, 1878 Pat. No. 208,184

11. Street-Sweeper, Charles B. Brooks, Newark, NJ - March 17, 1890 Pat. No. 556,711


12. Lawn Mower, John Albert Burr, Agawam, MA - May 9, 1899 Pat. No. 624,749

13. Automatic Gear Shift, Richard B. Spikes - Dec. 6, 1932 Pat. No. 1,889,814

14. Safety-Gate for Bridges, Humphrey H. Reynolds, Detroit, MI - Oct. 7, 1890 Pat. No.      437,937