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Ann Moore Innovative Lives Presentation and Interview, 1999

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Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
Presenter:
Berger, Sondra
Moore, Mike
Interviewee:
Moore, Ann
Co-inventor:
Auckerman, Lucy
Physical description:
2 cu. ft.: 5 boxes
Type:
Floppy disks
Collection descriptions
BetaCam SP (videotape format)
Audio cassettes
Videotapes
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Togo
Date:
1999
1950-2000
20th century
1990-2000
1980-2000
Notes:
Ann Moore was born in Ohio. Degree in pediatric nursing, University of Cincinnati. In 1962, Moore joined the Peace Corp and was assigned to Togo in Africa. While in Africa, Moore noticed that women used a long piece of fabric to tie babies onto their backs. She returned to the United States in 1964 and with the help of her mother, Lucy Auckerman, designed a soft fabric carrier for Ann's newborn daughter Mandela.
Summary:
Ann Moore is the inventor of the Snugli baby carrier, and Air Lift oxygen carrier. The collection contains original, master and reference videos, audiocassette recordings, and transcripts documenting Moore's inventive career.
Cite as:
Ann Moore Innovative Lives Presentation and Interview, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Inventions
Inventors
Infants--Care
Women inventors
Local number:
1999.3078 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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