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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Bedi, Joyce  Search this
Daemmrich, Arthur  Search this
Klotz, Sharon  Search this
Oswald, Alison  Search this
Ott, Katherine  Search this
Hamilton, Marilyn, 1949-  Search this
Hyatt, Gilbert P. , 1938-  Search this
Lindahl, Lisa  Search this
Miller, Hinda  Search this
Reid, Tahira N.  Search this
Smith, Polly Palmer  Search this
855.63 Gigabytes (Interviews include .mp4, video/.mxf and .wav files. )
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Born digital
Oral history
Born digital video oral history interviews and transcripts with inventors documenting a variety of subjects and disciplines.
The collection is arranged into one series, alphabetical by last name of interviewee.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center JogBra, Inc. Records (NMAH.AC.1315) Disability Reference Collection (NMAH.AC.1319) Folia Water Materials (NMAH.AC.1407) Materials at the Smithsonian Institution Archives Program/Project Records, 1994-2017 (SIA Acc. 19-100) Interview with Theresa Dankovitch, inventor of the Folia water filter. Interview with David Stone, inventor of Ferrock, a carbon-negative substitute for concrete. Also includes interviewee Richard Pablo. Interview with Amy Prieto, inventor of a rechargeable battery. Interview with John Warner, co-founder of the field of green chemistry. Program/Project Records, 1989-2010 (SIA Acc. 12-582) Interview with Remo Belli, jazz drummer who developed and marketed the first successful synthetic drumheads and founded the Remo company. Interview with Arthur Ganson, inventor, kinetic sculptor and musician. Audiovisual Records, 1995-2014 (SIA Acc. 16-092) Interview with Gary Fisher, inventor of the modern mountain bike. Lemelson Center, Program/Project Records, 2006-2015 (SIA Acc. 16-043) Interview with Doreen Lorenzo, former president of Quirky. Interview with Corinna E. Lathan, co-Founder of AnthroTronix, Inc., a biomedical research and development company with a focus on assistive technologies.
Collection is open for research. Access and use of audiovisual materials available in the Archives Center reading room or by requesting copies of audiovisual materials at
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
African American engineers  Search this
Brassieres -- 20th century  Search this
Computer science  Search this
Disabilities  Search this
Double Dutch  Search this
Electrical engineering  Search this
Electrical engineers  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Inventions -- 20th century  Search this
Mechanical engineers  Search this
Mechanical engineering and engineers  Search this
Microprocessors  Search this
Running  Search this
Sports  Search this
Sports bra  Search this
Women inventors  Search this
wheelchairs  Search this
Born digital
Oral history -- 2010-2020
Inventors Oral History Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Inventors Oral History Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History