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Collection Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Berger, Sondra  Search this
Moore, Ann  Search this
Moore, Mike  Search this
1 Video recording (Total Running Time: 32:00)
Box 4, Item RV 706.8
Archival materials
Video recordings
1999 October 15
Scope and Contents note:
Continuation from 706.7. Ann and Mike Moore sing African songs, and teach the children a song they learned while camping with the Boy Scouts in Togo. Discusses inspiration for Snugli, and how she had to continuously make changes to the Snugli design, for example adding adjustable straps so she could wear it over a winter coat. Mentions Weego and demonstrates Air Life backpack and fanny pack. Emphasizes how finding a solution to a problem can lead to an invention. The children ask questions about how Ann Moore got the idea for the Air Lift, why the African mothers didn't wear their babies on the front of their bodies, what kind of fabric was used for the Snugli, and how many inventions Moore created.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply.
Collection Citation:
Ann Moore Innovative Lives Presentation and Interview, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Ann Moore Innovative Lives Presentation
Ann Moore Innovative Lives Presentation / Series 4: Reference videos (viewing copies)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History