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African American Inventions/Inventors

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LastFirstQuantityInventionsPatent # Date
AbramsWilliam B1Hames Attachments Part for a draft horses’ collar4505504/14/1891
AdamsChristopher P1Method for performing amplification of nucleic
acid with two primers bound to a single solid
support
56416586/24/1997
AdamsJames S1Propelling means for airplanes135632910/19/1920
AlbertAlbert P1Cotton picking apparatus8514754/23/1907
AlcornGeorge Edward6Method for forming dense dry etched multi-
level metallurgy with non-overlapped vias
417200410/23/1979
AlcornGeorge Edward6Hardened photoresist master image mask
process
42018005/6/1980
AlcornGeorge Edward6Dense dry etched multi-level metallurgy with non-overlapped vias42898349/15/1981
AlcornGeorge Edward6Imaging X-ray spectrometer44727289/18/1984
AlcornGeorge Edward6Method of fabricating an imaging X-ray
spectrometer
461838010/21/1986
AlcornEdward6GaAs Schottky barrier photo-responsive device and method of fabrication45434429/24/1985
AlexanderNathaniel1Folding Chair9971087/4/1911
AlexanderRalph W1Corn planter check rower2566104/18/1882
Alexander Winser Edward1System for enhancing fine detail in thermal photographs354133311/17/1970
AllenCharles Williams1Self-Leveling Table61343611/1/1898
AllenFloyd1Low cost telemeter for monitoring a battery and
DC voltage converter power supply
391964211/11/1975
AllenJames B1Clothes Line Support55110512/10/1895
AllenJames Metthew1Remote control apparatus20856246/29/1937

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AllenJohn H…….1.….Pattern generator for simulating image generation…..430393812/1/1981
AllenJohn S1Package-tie10930964/14/1914
AllenRobert T1Vertical coin counting tube30712431/1/1963
AllenTanya R1Undergarment with a pocket for releasably securing an absorbent pad53255437/5/1994
AmmonsVirgie M1Fireplace Damper Actuating Tool39086339/30/1975
AshbourneAlexander P4Process for Preparing Coconut1639626/1/1875
AshbourneAlexander P4Biscuit Cutter17046011/30/1875
AshbourneAlexander P4Process of Treating Coconu1942878/21/1877
AshbourneAlexander P4Refining Coconut Oil2305187/27/1880
AsomMoses T1Semiconductor devices based on optical transitions between quasibound energy levels53861261/31/1995
BaileyLeonard C.2Combined Truss and Bandage2855459/25/1883
BaileyLeonard C.2Folding Bed6292867/18/1899
BailiffCharles Orren1Shampoo Headrest61200810/11/1898
BailisWilliam M.1Ladder Scaffold Support21815411/5/1879
BakerBertram F.1Automatic Cashier15826594/27/1926
BakerDavid3Railway Signal Apparatus10542672/25/1913
BakerDavid3Signal Apparatus High Water Indicator for Bridges11541629/21/1915
BakerDavid3Interliners to Prevent Tire Punctures16200543/8/1927
BallowWilliam J1Combined Hatrack and Table6014223/29/1898
BankheadCharles A.1Assembled Composition Printing Process30975945/13/1930
BanksCharles M.3Hydraulic Jack17586405/13/1930
BanksCharles M.3Jack17746939/2/1930
BanksCharles M.3Release Valve18937571/10/1933
BannekerBenjamin1Farmers’ Almanac (year only – exact date uncertain)01/1/1791
BarnesGeorge. A. E.1Design for SignD291938/19/1898
BarnesSharon J1Process and apparatus for contactless measurement of sample temperature49882111/29/1991
BarryWilliam5Stacking device5848426/22/1897

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BarryWilliam5Stacking device5850176/22/1897
BarryWilliam5Mail-canceling machine5850746/22/1897
BarryWilliam5Postmarking and canceling machine5850756/22/1897
BarryWilliam5Postal machine5850766/22/1897
BathPatricia3Apparatus for ablating and removing cataract lenses47443605/17/1988
BathPatricia3Method and apparatus for ablating and removing cataract lenses………………………………………………………584307112/1/1998
BathPatricia3Laser apparatus for surgery of cataractous lenses59191867/6/1999
BattleJames1Variable Resistance Resistor Assembly36915039/12/1972
BauerJames A.1Coin Changer Mechanism34905711/20/1970
BaylessRobert Gordon6Pressure-Sensitive Record Sheet & Coating Composition35766604/27/1971
BaylessRobert Gordon6Water Solubilization of Vanadyl-hardened Poly
(vinyl alcohol) Films Useful as Capsule Wal
362914012/21/1971
BaylessRobert Gordon6Solid Microglobules Containing Dispersed Materials392237311/25/1975
BaylessRobert Gordon6Process of Feeding Larval Marine Animals40739462/14/1978
BaylessRobert Gordon6Method of Producing Microcapsules & Resulting Product41070718/15/1978
BaylessRobert Gordon6Encapsulation process and its product (Co- inventor Donald Day Emrick…………………………………….. ………………………………………………………………………………35658182/23/1971
BeardAndrew2Rotary Engine4782717/5/1892
BeardAndrew2Car-coupler59405911/23/1897
BecketGeorge E.1Letter Box48352510/4/1892
BeckleyCharles Randolph1Folding Chair385634512/24/1974
BecoatBillie J4Kit for converting a bicycle to a dual wheel driven cycle48953851/23/1990
BecoatBillie J4Kit for converting a bicycle to a dual wheel driven cycle50042584/2/1991
BecoatBillie J4Dual wheel driven bicycle51160705/26/1992
BecoatBillie J4Dual wheel driven bicycle51848382/9/1993

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BelcherPaul Eugene1Remote AC power control with control pulses
at the zero crossing of the AC wave (coinventor Daniel Hobel)
43284825/4/1982
BellLandrow1Locomotive Smoke Stack1151535/23/1871
BellLandrow1Dough Kneader13382312/10/1872
BenjaminAlfred1Stainless Steel Scouring Pads30391256/19/1962
BenjaminLyde W.1Broom Moisteners and Bridles4977475/16/1893
BenjaminMiriam E.1Gong and Signal Chairs for Hotels3862897/17/1888
BentonJames W.1Lever-derrick (Inventor Walked from Kentucky to U.S.P.T.O for patent)……………………..65893910/2/1900
BergerEdmond1Spark plug02/2/1839
BermanBertha1Fitted Bed Sheets290705510/6/1959
BingaM. William1Street sprinkling Apparatus2178437/22/1879
BishopAlfred A.1Nuclear Reactor with Self-Orificing Radial Blanket40778353/7/1978
BlackburnAlbert B.1Railway Signal3763621/10/1888
BlackburnAlbert B.1Spring Seat for Chairs3804204/3/1888
BlackburnAlbert B.1Cash Carrier39157710/23/1888
BlackburnCharles M1Electronic counting apparatus361881911/9/1971
BlairHenry2Corn-harvesting machine (year only – exact date uncertain)01/1/1836
BlairHenry2Corn-planting machine (year only – exact date uncertain)01/1/1834
BlantonJohn W.1Hydromechanical Rate Damped Servo System31016508/27/1963
BlueLockrum0Hand Corn Shelling Device2989375/20/1884
BlufordGuion S.1Artillery Ammunition Training Round25410252/13/1951
BonduDavid M.1Golf tee39072899/23/1975
BookerL. F.1Rubber scraping knifeD304043/28/1899
BookerPeachy1Flying Landing Platform300371710/10/1961
BooneSarah1Ironing Board4736534/26/1892
BowmanHenry A.1Device for Making Flags4693952/23/1892
BoydRobert N.1Dental filling composition of a coefficient of
thermal expansion approximating that of natural
tooth enamel
35031283/31/1970
BoykinOtis F11Wire type precision resistor28912276/16/1959

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BoykinOtis F11Electrical Resistor29727262/21/1961
Boykin…..Otis F………11Electrical resistance element and method of making the same……………………………………32711939/6/1966
BoykinOtis F11Electrical resistance element33041992/14/1967
BoykinOtis F11Method of making a thin film capacitor334897110/24/1967
BoykinOtis F11Thin film capacitor33942907/23/1968
BoykinOtis F11Self supporting electrical resistor composed of
glass refractory materials and noble metal
oxide
42670745/12/1981
BoykinOtis F11Electrical resistor and method of making the same441800911/29/1983
BoykinOtis F11Electrical capacitor and method of making sam31911086/22/1965
BoykinOtis F11Electrical resistance element and method of making the same33295267/4/1967
BoykinOtis F11Electrical resistor and method of making the same456199612/31/1985
BradberryHenrietta2Bed Rack23200275/25/1943
BradberryHenrietta2Torpedo Discharge Means (Underwater Cannon)239068812/11/1945
BriscoeJames R.1Building blocks with sides converging upwardly33766824/9/1968
BrittainThomas H.1Level94067111/23/1909
BrooksCharles B.4Punch50767210/31/1893
BrooksCharles B.4Street-Sweepers5567113/17/1896
BrooksCharles B.4Street-Sweepers5587194/21/1896
BrooksCharles B.4Dust-proof bag for street-sweepers5601585/12/1896
BrooksJames M.1Envelope moistener10926884/7/1914
BrooksJohn S.1Internal combustion engine spark timing control including peak combustion sensor448192511/13/1984
BrooksPhil1Disposable Syringe38024344/9/1974
BrooksRobert Roosevelt3Line blanking apparatus for color bar generating equipment33341788/1/1967
BrooksRobert Roosevelt3Vertical and horizontal aperture equalization354637212/8/1970

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BrooksRobert Roosevelt3Preset sensitivity and amplication control
system
35183716/30/1970
BrownAnthony3Severe weather detector and alarm597873811/2/1999
BrownAnthony3Weather detector60760446/13/2000
BrownAnthony3Severe weather detector and alarm65979907/22/2003
BrownC. W1Water Closets for Railway Cars (coinvented with L. H. Latimer)1473632/10/1874
BrownFirmin Charles1Self-feeding attachment for furnaces17192587/2/1929
BrownHenry1Receptacle for Storing and Preserving Papers35203611/2/1886
BrownHenry T.2Combined isomerization & crack300099510/19/1961
BrownHenry T.2Reactivating hydroforming catalysts340713510/22/1968
BrownLincoln F.1Bridle Bit48499410/25/1892
BrownMarie Van Brittan1?Home security system utilizing televison surveillance348203712/2/1969
BrownOscar. E1Horse Shoe4812718/23/1892
BrownPaul L.1Spinable stringless top35233868/11/1970
BrowneHugh M.2Sewer or other trap4264294/29/1890
BrowneHugh M.2Damper regulator8861834/28/1908
BryantCurtis L.1Protective device for automobiles19991714/30/1935
BundyRobert F.1 Signal generator29229241/26/1960
BurginPaul D.1Head lamp rim remover17885071/13/1931
BurkinsEugene1Breech-loading cannon6494335/15/1900
BurnhamGerald Owens1Direction coded digital stroke generator providing a plurality of symbols………………………….39381302/10/1976
BurrJohn Albert1Lawn Mower6247495/9/1899
BurrWilliam F.1Switching Device for Railways63619710/31/1899
BurridgeLee S.1Type-writing machine (co-inventor Newman R. Marshman)3153664/7/1885
BurtonGus1Emergency landing runway23510026/13/1944
BurwellWilsonBoot or shoe63814311/28/1899
ButlerFrancis Edward3Audible underwater signal28038078/20/1957
ButlerFrancis Edward3Drill mine291292911/17/1959
ButlerFrancis Edward3Watertight electrical connector29914418/4/1961
ButlerRichard A.1Train Alarm5845406/15/1897
ByrdTurner, Jr4Improvement in Holders for Reins for Horses1233282/6/1872

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ByrdTurner, Jr4Apparatus for Detaching Horses from Carriages1247903/19/1872
ByrdTurner, Jr4Improvement in Neck Yokes for Wagons1261814/30/1872
ByrdTurner, Jr4Improvement in car couplings15737012/1/1874
CadetGardy8Acoustic analysis of gas mixtures53926352/28/1995
CadetGardy8Acoustic analysis of gas mixtures56251404/29/1997
CadetGardy8Plasma etch end point detection process58774073/2/1999
CadetGardy8Process for the manufacture of devices54276596/27/1995
CadetGardy8Process and apparatus for generating precursor
gases used in the manufacture of semiconductor
devices
547465912/12/1995
CadetGardy8Acoustic analysis of gas mixtures55010983/26/1996
CadetGardy8Electrochemical generation of silane55100074/23/1996
CadetGardy8Acoustic analysis of gas mixtures59489679/7/1999
CaliverAmbrose1Work cabinet15684981/5/1926
Calvin R. MappMapp1Disposable syringe40333477/5/1977
CampbellPeter R.1Improvement in screw presses2138714/1/1879
CampbellRobert Leon1Valve Gear for Steam Engines7283645/19/1903
CampbellWilliam S.1Self Setting Animal Trap2463698/30/1881
Cap B. CollinsCap B1Portable electric light21057191/18/1938
CargillBenjamin F1Invalid Cot6296587/25/1899
CarringtonThomas A.1Ranges1803238/25/1876
CarruthersGeorge R.1Far-ultraviolet Camera and Spectrograph347821611/11/1969
CarswellPhillip A.1Secure cryptographic logic arrangement536559111/15/1994
CarterWilliam C1Umbrella Stand3233978/4/1885
CarterJohn. L.1Distributed pulse forming network for magnetic
modulator (co-inventors Maurice Weiner
Robert J. Youmans)
46124559/16/1986
CarverGeorge Washington3Paints & Stains15414786/9/1925
CarverGeorge Washington3Paints & Stains16323656/14/1927
CarverGeorge Washington3Cosmetics & Plant Products15221761/6/1925
CassellOscar Robert5Bedstead Extensions9901074/18/1911

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CassellOscar Robert5Flying Machines10247664/30/1912
CassellOscar Robert5Angle Indicator10382919/10/1912
CassellOscar Robert5Bedstead Extension11054877/28/1914
CassellOscar Robert5Flying Machine14063442/14/1922
CertainJerry M.1Parcel Carrier for Bicycles63970812/26/1899
ChapmanCoit Timothy1Cotton planter and fertilizer distributer4233113/11/1890
ChapmanGilbert B.1Integrated utility/camper shell for a pick-up truck54216336/6/1995
ChappelleEmmett W.3Light Detection Instrument35206608/14/1970
ChappelleEmmett W.3Method of Detecting & Counting Bacteria39717038/27/1976
ChappelleEmmett W.3Rapid Quantitative Determination of Bacteria in Water43851135/24/1983
CheethamMargaret1Toy19982704/16/1935
CherryMatthew A.2Street Car Fender5319081/1/1895
CherryMatthew A.2Velocipede3823515/8/1888
ChrissHenry T1Footwear additive made from recycled materials53469349/13/1994
ChristianJohn B.4Lubricant for High Temperatures & High Speeds35181896/30/1970
ChristianJohn B.4Lubricants of Fluorocarbon Polyethers & Polyfluorophenylene Polymers353662410/27/1970
ChristianJohn B.4Fluorine-Containing Benzimidazoles42673485/12/1981
ChristianJohn B.4Perfluoroalkylether Substituted Phenyl Phosphines44543496/12/1984
ChristmasCharles T.3Hand-power attachment for sewing machines2264924/13/1880
ChristmasCharles T.3Baling press2280365/25/1880
ChristmasCharles T.3Bale band tightener2312738/17/1880
ChurchTitus S.1Carpet beating machine3022378/22/1884
ClareObadian B.1Trestle39075310/9/1888
ClarkErastus J.1Nut lock30887612/9/1884
ClarkJoan1Medicine TraD2832494/1/1986
ClarkSamuel A.1Protective metal shield for plastic fuze radomes39710248/20/1976
Clinton JonesClinton Jones1Electric release for toy guns24740546/21/1949
CoatesRobert1Overboot for horses4732954/19/1892

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CobbsWilliam N.1Locomotive headlight178086511/4/1930
ColesJames J1Cap and collar case15776323/23/1926
ColesLeander M.1Mortician-s table37995343/26/1974
CollinsPhillip A1Bubble machine477534810/4/1988
CookGeorge1Automatic fishing device6258295/30/1899
CoolidgeJohn Sidney Coolidge1Harness attachment39290811/13/1888
CooperAlbert R.1Shoemaker-s jack6315198/22/1999
CooperJames2Elevator safety device5366054/2/1895
CooperJohn Richard4Process of reacting isocyanate and hydroxy
compound in presence of tertiary amine and
hydrogen peroxid
32064379/14/1965
CooperJohn Richard4Process for isolating a fluorine-containing polymer353668310/27/1970
CooperJohn Richard4Two-stage phosgenation process for preparing aromatic isocyanates32342532/8/1966
CooperJohn Richard4Separation of distillable isocyanates from their phosgenation masses36943239/26/1972
CooperJonas1Shutter and fastening2765635/1/1883
CornwellPhillip W2Draft regulator39028410/2/1888
CornwellPhillip W2Draft regulator4910822/7/1893
CosbyThomas L2Rotary machine34565947/22/1969
CosbyThomas L2Closed cycle energy conversion system38260927/30/1974
CosgroveWilliam Francis1Automatic stop plug for gas and oil pipes3139933/17/1885
CottonDonald J.2Vertical liquid electrode employed in electrolytic cells40409328/9/1977
CottonDonald J.2Capillary liquid fuel nuclear reactor43274434/27/1982
CowansBeatrice L.1Embroidered fruit bowl wall hanging and kit40163144/5/1977
CoxElbert L.1Presettable bistable circuits33342458/1/1967
CralleAlfred L1Ice-cream mold and disher5763952/2/1897
CrawfordSamuel T.1Comb13818046/14/1921
CreamerHenry4Steam feed-water trap3138543/17/1885
CreamerHenry4Steam feed-water trap3589643/8/1887
CreamerHenry4Steam trap3765861/17/1888
CreamerHenry4Steam trap and feeder39446312/11/1888

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CrenshawBenjamin A.1Signaling device183670512/15/1931
CrichtonFrancis D.1Flag staff18558244/26/1932
CrossleyFrank Alphonso3Titanium base alloy27988077/9/1957
CrossleyFrank Alphonso3Grain refinement of beryllium with tungsten carbide and titanium diborid31170011/7/1964
CrossleyFrank Alphonso3Grain refinement of titanium alloys442046012/13/1983
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Apparatus for returning water to boilers13534579/21/1920
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Method and apparatus for setting thermostats16613233/6/1928
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Differential vacuum pump17554304/22/1930
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Automatic discharge valve18710448/9/1932
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Freezing temperature indicator18749118/30/1932
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Refrigerating method and apparatus18749128/30/1932
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Exhausting mechanism18938831/10/1933
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Refrigerating method and apparatus19465249/4/1934
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Method of steam heating from central station main19637356/19/1934
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Vacuum pump19727052/13/1934
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Steam heating apparatus197730410/16/1934
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Effective temperature thermosta20862587/6/1937
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Steam trap17972583/24/1931
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Bucket trap193022410/10/1933
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Refrigerating apparatus and process19727049/4/1934
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Steam heating system197730310/16/1934
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Vacuum heating system19863911/1/1935
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Remote control proportional movement motor20072408/9/1935
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Method of heating206419712/15/1936
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Effective temperature control apparatus209473810/5/1937
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Exhausting method and apparatus209622610/19/1937
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23One pipe heating system regulating plate210219712/14/1937
CrosthwaitDavid Nelson, Jr23Regulating radiator valve21141394/12/1938
CrumbleJames H.1Float operated mechanism23845369/11/1945
CurtisWilliam Childs1Airborne moving-target indicating radar system40343737/5/1977
DaconsJoseph Carl3Process for the manufacturing of nitroform and its salts31256063/17/1964
DaconsJoseph Carl3Dodecanitroquaterphenyl34507786/17/1969

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DaconsJoseph Carl3Recrystallization of hexanitrostilbene from nitric acid and water42608476/19/1906
DammondWilliam H1Safety system for operating railroads8235136/19/1906
DarkinsJohn Thomas1Ventilator5343222/19/1894
DavidsonShelby J.1Paper-rewind mechanism for adding machines8847214/14/1908
DavisIsrael D.1Tonic35182911/2/1886
DavisStephen H.1Load weighing and totaling device for cranes hoists and the like23247697/20/1943
DavisStephen S.1Flexible walled wind tunnel nozzle29339224/26/1960
DavisWilliam D1Riding saddle56893910/6/1896
DavisWilliam R., Jr2Library table2083789/24/1878
DavisWilliam R., Jr2Game table3626115/10/1887
DeanMark E.1Improvements in computer architecture45286268/9/1985
DedmonRobert1Combined sleigh and boat17162306/4/1929
DeitzWilliam A.1Shoe642054/30/1867
DelaotchEssex1Motor control system for self-serving tables14668909/4/1923
DemonRonald S.1Shoe sole with an adjustable support pattern58131429/29/1998
DentAnthony L.2Rehydrated silica gel dentifrice abrasive43460718/24/1982
DentAnthony L.2Toothpaste containing pH-adjusted zeolite43495339/14/1982
DentBenjamin A.1Procedure entry for a data processor employing a stack354838412/15/1976
DesjardinWilliam P.Reciprocating corner and baseboard cleaning
auxiliary attachment for rotary floor treatment
machines (coinvented with Gertrude E.
Downing)
37157722/13/1973
DickensonRobert C.1Trolley guard13141308/26/1970
DickinsonJoseph Hunter5Adjustable tracker for pneumatic playing attachments6241925/2/1899
DickinsonJoseph Hunter5Volume-controlling means for mechanical musical instruments9159423/23/1909
DickinsonJoseph Hunter5Player-piano9261786/29/1909
DickinsonJoseph Hunter5Phonograph10289966/11/1912
DickinsonJoseph Hunter5Phonograph12524111/8/1918
DiuguidLincoln Isaiah1Burning efficiency enhancement method45390159/3/1985
DixonJames1Car-coupling4718433/29/1892

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Dixon JrSamuel, Jr.1Monolithic planar doped barrier subharmonic mixer (Co-inventor Roger J. Malik)45637731/7/1986
DorcasLewis B1Stove86841710/15/1907
DormanLinneaus Cuthbert335-Dihalo-4-cyanoalkoxy phenols34689269/23/1969
DormanLinneaus Cuthbert3Absorbents for airborne formaldehyde45171115/14/1985
DormanLinneaus Cuthbert3Composites of unsintered calcium phosphates
and synthetic biodegradable polymers useful as
hard tissue prosthetics
48426046/17/1989
DorseyOsbourn1Door-holding device21076412/10/1878
DorticusClatonia Joaquin4Device for applying coloring liquids to sides of soles or heels of shoes5358203/19/1895
DorticusClatonia Joaquin4Machine for embossing photographs5374424/16/1895
DorticusClatonia Joaquin4Photographic print washer5379684/23/1895
DorticusClatonia Joaquin4Hose leak stop6293157/18/1899
DouglassWilliam3Self-binding harvester7890105/2/1905
DouglassWilliam3Band-twister7891205/2/1905
DouglassWilliam3Carrier chai7891225/2/1905
DowningGertrude E1Reciprocating corner and baseboard cleaning
auxiliary attachment for rotary floor treatment
machines (coinvented with William P.
Desjardin)
37157722/13/1973
DowningPhilip B.3Street railway switch4301186/17/1890
DowningPhilip B.3Letter Box46209210/27/1891
DowningPhilip B.3Letter Box46209310/27/1891
DoyleJames3Serving apparatus for dining rooms65905710/2/1900
DoyleJames3Automatic serving system10191373/5/1912
DoyleJames3Server for automatic serving systems10987886/1/1914
DrewDr. Charles Richard1Blood bank (Doctoral Thesis “Banked Blood”)0C1933
DuggerCortland Otis3Method for growing single oxide crystals “Duggerite35958037/27/1971
DuggerCortland Otis3Solid-state laser produced by a chemical
reaction between a germinate and an oxide
dopant
362454711/30/1971

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DuggerCortland Otis3Aluminum nitride single crystal growth from a molten mixture with calcium nitrid39335731/20/1976
DunningtonJames Henry1Horse detacher5789793/16/1897
DyerCharles A1Teaching aid37326325/15/1973
EdelinBenedict F1Pneumatic – toy pistol14419753/16/1897
EdmondsThomas Henry1Separating screen5867247/20/1897
EglinEllen F.1Clothes Wringer0C1880
ElderClarence L.6Timing device31651881/12/1965
ElderClarence L.6Non-capsizable container33675252/6/1968
ElderClarence L.6Sweepstake programmer35565311/19/1971
ElderClarence L.6Bidirectional monitoring and control system400040012/28/1976
ElderClarence L.6Programmed association game3594007/20/1971
ElderClarence L.6Random unit generator amusement device377026911/6/1973
ElkinsThomas3Combined dining ironing table and quilting frame1000202/22/1870
ElkinsThomas3Chamber commode1225181/9/1872
ElkinsThomas3Refrigerating apparatus22122211/4/1879
EmilePhilip E2Transistorized gating circuit29828685/2/1961
EmilePhilip E2Transistorized multivibrator circuit adapted to oscillate for only a predetermined time300596310/24/1961
EngramRobert L.1Shock falsing inhibitor circuit for a plural tone receiver38069381/23/1974
Esteban SilveraEsteban1Ram-valve level indicator37181575/27/1973
EvansJames C.1Airplane appliance17498583/11/1930
EvansJohn H.1Convertible settee and bed59109510/5/1897
FaulknerHenry1Ventilated shoe4264954/29/1890
FerrellFrank J6Steam trap4209932/11/1890
FerrellFrank J6Apparatus for melting snow4286705/27/1890
FerrellFrank J6Valve4286715/27/1890
FerrellFrank J6Valve4504514/14/1891
FerrellFrank J6Valve46276211/10/1891
FerrellFrank J6Valve4677961/26/1892
FisherDavid A.2Joiners- clamp1622814/20/1875
FisherDavid A.2Furniture casters1747943/13/1876
FlemmingsRobert F., Jr.Guitar3387273/30/1886

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FletcherSylvester J.1Refuse containerD3107449/18/1990
ForbesDennis A1Design for a card for a chemistry card gameD 919964/17/1934
FrancisDawn E.1Novel organic fertilizer and production thereof49575341/18/1990
FreemanLouis W.1Cuff for trousers18055775/19/1931
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FryeIrvin S.1Adjustable shackle34681239/23/1969
GantVirgil Arnett3Method for treating hair26433756/23/1953
GantVirgil Arnett3Hair treating composition & method of use for setting27509476/19/1956
GantVirgil Arnett3Ammonium polysiloxanolate hair treating composition and method for using same27872744/2/1957
GarnerAlbert Y2Novel phosphonyl polymers31273573/31/1964
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GayEddie Charles3Cathode for a secondary electrochemical cell39075899/23/1975
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current collector structures and solid reactants
for secondary electrochemical cells
39335201/20/1976
GayEddie Charles3Compartmented electrode structure40298606/14/1977
GillVincent A1Quick disconnect valved coupling29485538/9/1960
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GoldsberryRonald E.1Ultraviolet and thermally stable polymer compositions39650966/22/1976
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GourdineMeredith C25Electrogasdynamic coating system34496676/10/1969
GourdineMeredith C25Turbulence inducing electrogasdynamic precipitato35826946/1/1971
GourdineMeredith C25Alternating current systems employing multiple electrogasdynamic devices35854206/15/1971
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GourdineMeredith C25Electrostatic painting method and apparatus361399310/19/1971
GourdineMeredith C25Electrogasdynamic precipitator utilizing retarding fields36500923/21/1972

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GourdineMeredith C25Apparatus for suppressing airborne particles37574919/11/1973
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GourdineMeredith C25Electrogasdynamic method and apparatus for
detecting the properties of particulate matter
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GourdineMeredith C25Method for airport fog precipitation46718056/6/1987
GourdineMeredith C25Method and apparatus for producing multivortex fluid flow48505377/25/1989
GourdineMeredith C25Method and apparatus for converting chemical and thermal energy into electricity54879571/30/1996
GourdineMeredith C25Improved acoustic image reproduction system
using a piezoelectric printer and
electrogasdynamics
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GourdineMeredith C25Electrogasdynamic systems and methods35814686/1/1971
GourdineMeredith C25Electrogasdynamic converter with resistive channel361292310/12/1971
GourdineMeredith C25Method and apparatus for electrogasdynamic coating36734636/27/1972
GourdineMeredith C25Electrostatic precipitator system370457212/5/1972
GourdineMeredith C25Electrostatic mass per unit volume dust monitor37180292/27/1973
GourdineMeredith C25Electrogasdynamic coating system44330032/21/1984
GourdineMeredith C25Method and apparatus for improved cooling of hot material455590912/3/1985
GourdineMeredith C25Method and apparatus for converting chemical and thermal energy into electricity49160334/10/1990
GourdineMeredith C25Apparatus and method for cooling heat generating electronic components in a cabinet52970053/22/1994
GourdineMeredith C25Apparatus and method for cooling heat generating electronic components in a cabinet54227876/6/1995
GourdineMeredith C25Method and apparatus for producing multivortex fluid flow545659610/10/1995
GourdineMeredith C25Method and apparatus for transferring heat mass and momentum between a fluid and a surface55489078/27/1996

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GrantGeorge F1Tapered golf tee63892012/12/1899
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GreenHarry James, Jr.3Substrate for mounting filaments in close- spaced parallel array35841306/8/1971
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GreggClarence1Machine gun12773078/27/1918
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GriffthCarroll L4Solid seasoning composition containing
capsicum and chloride (coinvented with Lloyd
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19951193/19/1935
GriffthCarroll L4Nonbleaching solid seasoning composition (coinvented with Lloyd A. Hall)19951203/19/1935
GriffthCarroll L4Stabilized solid seasoning composition (coinvented with Lloyd A. Hall)19951213/19/1935
GriffthCarroll L4Solid seasoning composition containing lecithin (coinvented with Lloyd A. Hall)20326123/3/1936
GrimesHermon L.1Airplane213748611/22/1938
GunnSelim W1Shoe6416421/16/1900
GurleyClyde Edward2Automatic telephone alarm apparatus35054764/7/1970
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HaleWilliam2Aeroplane156327811/24/1925

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HaleWilliam2Motor vehicle16722126/5/1928
HallLloyd A.4Stabilized solid seasoning composition (coinvented with Carroll L. Griffth)19951213/19/1935
HallLloyd A.4Solid seasoning composition containing lecithin (coinvented with Carroll L. Griffth)20326123/3/1936
HallLloyd A.4Solid seasoning composition containing
capsicum and chloride (coinvented with Carroll
L. Griffth)
19951193/19/1935
HallLloyd A.4Nonbleaching solid seasoning composition (coinvented with Carroll L. Griffth)19951203/19/1935
HallLloyd Augustus27Asphalt emulsion and manufacture thereof188283410/18/1932
HallLloyd Augustus27Protective coating (Enoch L.Griffith co- inventor)19143516/13/1933
HallLloyd Augustus27Vitamin concentrate202246411/26/1935
HallLloyd Augustus27Manufacture of bleached pepper products209740510/26/1937
HallLloyd Augustus27Sterilizing foodstuffs (Carroll L.Griffith co- inventor)21076972/8/1938
HallLloyd Augustus27Sterilizing colloid materials21899492/13/1940
HallLloyd Augustus27Yeast food23216736/15/1943
HallLloyd Augustus27Puncture sealing composition and manufacture thereof23576509/5/1944
HallLloyd Augustus27Manufacture of stable dry papain composition24642003/15/1949
HallLloyd Augustus27Synergistic antioxidants and the methods of preparing the same24932881/3/1950
HallLloyd Augustus27Synergistic antioxidant25118026/13/1950
HallLloyd Augustus27Antioxidant flakes25118037/13/1950
HallLloyd Augustus27Synergistic antioxidant containing amino acids25182338/8/1950
HallLloyd Augustus27Antioxidant composition27589318/14/1956
HallLloyd Augustus27Meat-curing salt composition277055111/27/1956
HallLloyd Augustus27Antioxidant material and use of said material in treating meat277216911/13/1956
HallLloyd Augustus27Method of preserving fresh frozen pork trimmings28453587/29/1958
HallLloyd Augustus27Inhibited detergent composition21550454/18/1939
HallLloyd Augustus27Protein composition of matter22513348/5/1941

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HallLloyd Augustus27Manufacture of nitrogen-fortified whey concentrate236373011/28/1944
HallLloyd Augustus27Capsicum-containing seasoning composition23854129/25/1945
HallLloyd Augustus27Production of protein hydrolysate flavoring material24142991/14/1947
HallLloyd Augustus27Antioxidant24649273/22/1949
HallLloyd Augustus27Gelatin-base coating for food and the like24777428/2/1949
HallLloyd Augustus27Antioxidant25005433/14/1950
HallLloyd Augustus27Antioxidant salt25118047/13/1950
HallLloyd Augustus27Production of protein hydrolysate25361711/2/1951
HallVirginia E1Embroided fruit bowl wall hanging40163144/5/1977
HammondsJulia Terry1Apparatus for holding yarn skeins57298512/15/1896
HardingFelix1Extension banquet table61446811/22/1898
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HarperDavid2Mobile utility rackD 1876544/12/1960
HarperDavid2BookcaseD 1905006/6/1961
HarperSolomon3Electrical hair treating implement17720028/5/1930
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HawkinsWalter Lincoln3Stabilized straight-chain hydrocarbons28893066/2/1959
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HearnsRobert2Detachable car fender6280037/4/1899
HearnsWilliam1Device for removing and inserting taps and plugs in water mains104053810/8/1912
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HillHenry Aaron3Foamable composition comprising a
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HinesSamuel J.2Life preserver11379715/4/1915
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HowardDarnley E1Optical apparatus for indicating the position of a tool21451161/24/1939
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IngramClifton M.2Well drilling tool15427766/16/1925
JacksonBenjamin F.4Heating apparatus5999853/1/1898
JacksonBenjamin F.4Matrix drying apparatus6038795/10/1898
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JacksonHarry & Mary E.3Burglar alarm switch20713432/23/1937
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JacksonHenry A1Kitchen table5691353/10/1905
JacksonNorman1Pneumatic tire13841347/12/1921
JacksonWilliam H.3Railway switch5786413//9/1897
JacksonWilliam H.3Railway switch59366511/16/1897
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JenningsThomas L1Dry scouring (The first African American paten holder)03/3/1821
John W. ButtsJohn W1Luggage Carrier63461110/10/1899
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JohnsonAnthony M3Integrated optical device having integral photodetector470399611/3/1987
JohnsonAnthony M3High speed circuit measurements using photoemission sampling47219101/26/1988
JohnsonAnthony M3Photodetector having semi-insulating material and a contoured substantially periodic surface455562211/26/1985
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JohnsonJack (The world’s
first AfricanAmerican
heavyweight
champion)
2Theft-preventing device for vehicles143870912/12/1922
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first AfricanAmerican
heavyweight
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2Wrench14131214/18/1922
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JohnsonLonnie G.42Automatic sprinkler control42536063/3/1981
JohnsonLonnie G.42Thermal energy accumulation447669310/16/1984
JohnsonLonnie G.42Soil moisture potential determination by weight
measurement
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JohnsonLonnie G.42Johnson tube a thermodynamic heat pump47246832/16/1988
JohnsonLonnie G.42Super Soaker®507443712/14/1991
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JohnsonLonnie G.42Pinch trigger hand pump water gun with multiple tank52381498/24/1993
JohnsonLonnie G.42Wet diaper detector526692811/30/1993
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JohnsonLonnie G.42Water arrow projecting bowLow pressure high volume pressurized water gun53221916/21/1994
JohnsonLonnie G.42Pressurized toy rocket with rapid action release mechanism53817781/17/1995
JohnsonLonnie G.42Toy rocket with velocity dependent chute release54073754/18/1995
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JohnsonLonnie G.42Compressed air gun with magazine indexer55929311/14/1997
JohnsonLonnie G.42Compressed air gun56261235/6/1997
JohnsonLonnie G.42Toy rocket launcher56532168/5/1997
JohnsonLonnie G.42System for detonating a percussion cap in a toy projectile57072701/13/1998
JohnsonLonnie G.42Rapid fire compressed air gun57091991/20/1998
JohnsonLonnie G.42Variable resistance type sensor controlled switch41818431/1/1980
JohnsonLonnie G.42Squirt gun45910715/27/1986
JohnsonLonnie G.42Flow actuated pulsator47579467/19/1988
JohnsonLonnie G.42Double tank pinch trigger pump water gun51508199/29/1992
JohnsonLonnie G.42Hair drying curler apparatus52993674/2/1994
JohnsonLonnie G.42Water arrow projecting bow53321207/26/1994
JohnsonLonnie G.42Toy airplane and launcher53952753/7/1995
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JohnsonLonnie G42Fluid powering and launching system for a toy vehicle54999403/19/1996
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JohnsonLonnie G42Thermionic generator55414647/30/1996
JohnsonLonnie G42Toy rocket with velocity dependent chute release55494978/27/1996
JohnsonLonnie G42Pneumatic launcher for a toy projectile and the like55535989/10/1996
JohnsonLonnie G42Electric pump toy water gun558668812/24/1996
JohnsonLonnie G42Rapid fire compressed air gun55969781/28/1997
JohnsonLonnie G42Rapid fire compressed air gun569978112/23/1997
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JohnsonLonnie G42Hair drying curler apparatus57113241/27/1998
JohnsonLonnie G42Voice activated compressed air toy gun57249553/10/1998
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JonesFrederick McKinley22Ticket dispensing machine21637546/27/1939
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JonesFrederick McKinley22Two-cycle gas engine23769685/29/1945

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JonesFrederick McKinley22Two-cycle gas engine24172533/11/1947
JonesFrederick McKinley22Automatic refrigeration system for long-haul trucks24758417/12/1949
JonesFrederick McKinley22Starter generator24758427/12/1949
JonesFrederick McKinley22Means operated by a starter generator for cooling a gas engine24758437/12/1949
JonesFrederick McKinley22Means for thermostatically operating gas engines24773777/26/1949
JonesFrederick McKinley22Rotary compressor25048414/18/1950
JonesFrederick McKinley22System for controlling operation of refrigeration units25090995/23/1950
JonesFrederick McKinley22Engine actuated ventilating system25232739/26/1950
JonesFrederick McKinley22Apparatus for heating or cooling atmosphere within an enclosure252687410/24/1950
JonesFrederick McKinley22Prefabricated refrigerator construction253568212/26/1950
JonesFrederick McKinley22Refrigeration control device25819561/8/1952
JonesFrederick McKinley22Methods and means of defrosting a cold diffuse26662981/19/1954
JonesFrederick McKinley22Method and means for air conditioning269608612/7/1954
JonesFrederick McKinley22Method and means for preserving perishable foodstuffs in transit27809232/12/1957
JonesFrederick McKinley22Control device for internal combustion engine28500019/2/1958
JonesFrederick McKinley22Thermostat and temperature control system29260052/23/1960
JonesFrederick McKinley22Design for air conditioning unitD 1321824/28/1942
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JonesFrederick McKinley22Design for air conditioning unitD 1592097/4/1950
JonesHoward St. Claire, Jr.7Waveguide components30465077/24/1962
JonesHoward St. Claire, Jr7Reciprocal ferrite waveguide phase shifter
having means to rotate the magnetic field about
an axis transverse to the longitudinal axis of
the ferrite rod
32688378/23/1966
JonesHoward St. Claire, Jr7Electronically scanned microwave antennas32689018/23/1966
JonesHoward St. Claire, Jr7Dielectric-loaded antenna with matching window35186836/30/1970
JonesHoward St. Claire, Jr7Conformal edge-slot radiators40514809/27/1977
JonesHoward St. Claire, Jr7Multifrequency series-fed edge slot antenna430507812/8/1981
JonesHoward St. Claire, Jr7Antenna testing shield30294304/10/1962
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JonesJohn Leslie3Personnel restraint system for vehicular
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36906959/12/1972
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JulianPercy Lavon4Preparation of cortisone27523396/26/1956

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JulianPercy Lavon416-Aminomenthyl-17-alkyltestosterone derivatives31491329/15/1964
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having cancellation of cross-polarization
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306304911/6/1962
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KnoxLawrence Howland2Photochemical preparation of tropilidenes26470817/28/1953
LatimerL. H1Water Closets for Railway Cars (coinvented with C. W. Brown)1473632/10/1874
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LatimerLewis Howard8Process of manufacturing carbons2523861/17/1882

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LatimerLewis Howard8Globe supporter for electric lamps2552123/21/1882
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LatimerLewis Howard8Locking rack for hats coats and umbrellas5570763/24/1896
LatimerLewis Howard8Book supporter7818902/7/1905
LatimerLewis Howard8Lamp fixture9687878/30/1910
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LavaletteWilliam A.2Variation of printing press2082089/17/1878
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LeonardHerbert2Production of hydroxylamine hydrochloride31196571/28/1964
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LoveJohn Lee2Plasterers- hawk5424197/9/1895

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LoveJohn Lee2Pencil sharpener59411411/23/1897
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Lu ValleJames E3Photographic processes321944511/23/1965
Lu ValleJames E3Photographic medium and methods of preparing
same
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McCoyElijah24Lubricator3203546/16/1885
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McCoyElijah24Lubricator46587512/29/1891
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WoodsGranville T.27Electromechanical brake3682658/16/1887
WoodsGranville T.27Telephone system and apparatus37124110/11/1887
WoodsGranville T.27Electromagnetic brake apparatus37165510/18/1887
WoodsGranville T.27Railway telegraphy37338311/5/1887
WoodsGranville T.27Induction telegraph system37391511/29/1887
WoodsGranville T.27Overhead conducting system for electric railways3838445/29/1888
WoodsGranville T.27Electromotive railway3850346/26/1888
WoodsGranville T.27Tunnel construction for electric railways3862827/17/1888
WoodsGranville T.27Galvanic battery3878398/14/1888
WoodsGranville T.27Railway telegraphy3888038/28/1888
WoodsGranville T.27Automatic safety cut-out for electric circuits3955331/1/1889
WoodsGranville T.27Electric railway system46302011/10/1891
WoodsGranville T.27Electric railwaysupply system50760610/31/1893
WoodsGranville T.27Amusement apparatus63962912/19/1899
WoodsGranville T.27Incubator6567608/28/1900
WoodsGranville T.27Automatic circuit-breaking apparatus66204911/20/1900
WoodsGranville T.27Regulating and controlling electrical translating devices6817689/3/1901
WoodsGranville T.27Apparatus for controlling electric motors or other electrical translating devices6908091/7/1902
WoodsGranville T.27Electric railway6959883/25/1902
WoodsGranville T.27Automatic air brake7019816/10/1902
WoodsGranville T.27Electric railway system7181831/13/1903
WoodsGranville T.27Electric-railway apparatus7627926/14/1904
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