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Garrett Augustus Morgan, Sr. (March 4, 1877 – July 27, 1963) was an African-American inventor, businessman, and community leader. His most notable inventions were a three-position traffic signal and a smoke hood (a predecessor to the gas mask

 

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African American inventor William H. Richardson patented an improvement to the baby carriage in the United States on June 18, 1889. It is U.S. patent number 405,600

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In 1968, Rufus J Weaver (1927-2008), one of the very few African American men from Kentucky to serve on a Navy submarine during World War II, also patented a design for a stair-climbing wheelchair.

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George T. Sampson was an African-American inventor best known for his early patent of the automatic clothes dryer in 1892

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.Frederick McKinley Jones is the inventor of the refrigeration unit. He invented the first portable air-cooling unit, also referred to as the refrigeration unit. With his innovations, mobile refrigeration was improved for the long-distance transport of medical supplies, food, and other perishable goods

 

 

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