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Let me down easy, or, The machinery man words & music by Tom Farrel

Title:
That's what we all say
Le-let me dow-ha down easy, you'll never see me here no more
Sam Johnson was a machinery man with ideas of his own
Machinery man
Author:
Farrel, Tom http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/cmp http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/lyr  Search this
Starmer http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ill http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no98132927 http://viaf.org/viaf/78406068  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 score ([8] pages) 35 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Caricatures and cartoons
Advertisements
Caricatures
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1906
1901-1910
1900-1910
Topic:
African American inventors  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Airships  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Songs with piano  Search this
Aircraft  Search this
Clouds  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982973

Milt Jackson Innovative Lives Presentation

Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Madewell, Steven  Search this
Interviewee:
Jackson, Milt  Search this
Extent:
2 electronic discs (dvd)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic discs (dvd)
Dvds
Interviews
Date:
2010-10-02
Scope and Contents:
Collection documents inventor Milt Jackson who discusses his "re-invention" of the test tube. Jackson's test tube has a flat side that enables it to rest horizontally without a rack, and a bent end. Milt Jackson is the founder of the company Norwood-Cortez which provides computer systems design services.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Related Archival Materials:
Videohistory exists as .mov files (7.33 GB) in Lemelson Center. Originally shot in mini DV cassettes.
Provenance:
This videohistory was created by the Innovative Lives Program of the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, October 2, 2010.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research on site by appointment.
Rights:
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.
Topic:
Test tubes  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Inventions  Search this
African American inventors  Search this
Genre/Form:
DVDs
Interviews -- 2000-2010
Citation:
Milt Jackson Innovative Lives Presentation, October 2, 2010, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1241
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1241

Hal Walker Innovative Lives Presentation

Topic:
Innovative Lives Program (NMAH public program series)
Presenter:
Crew, Spencer, Dr., 1949-  Search this
Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Inventor:
Walker, Hal, Jr. (Hildreth), 1933-  Search this
Interviewee:
Stephens, Lee  Search this
Walker, Bettye Davis, Dr.  Search this
Speaker:
Lemelson, Jerome H., 1923-1997  Search this
Molella, Arthur P., 1944-  Search this
Travis, John  Search this
Heyman, Ira Michael, 1930-2011  Search this
Names:
A-MAN (African American Male Achievers Network)  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Lectures
Betacam sp (videotape format)
Videotapes
Oral history
Slides
Date:
1995 June 1
Summary:
Collection documents inventor Hal Walker and his research and development work with lasers and electric automobiles.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains original (Betcam SP), master (Betacam SP), reference (1/2" VHS) videos and photographs documenting Spencer Crew, Secretary I. Michael Heyman, Arthur Molella and Jerome Lemelson in honor of the establishment of the Lemelson Center and the first Innovative Lives Program (a series of lecture-demonstrations by American inventors and entrepreneurs for young people--by Hildreth "Hal" Walker. Hal Walker discusses his background and how he became an inventor. With John Travis, a chemist from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Walker demonstrates the properties and applications of lasers, including measuring the distance to the moon and voice communications. Walker developed laser equipment that projected images of the moon back to the earth during the 1969 Apollo moon walk.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into four series.

Series 1: Original videos

Series 2: Master videos

Series 3: Reference videos

Series 4: Photographs
Biographical / Historical:
Hal Walker was born in 1933 in Louisiana. In 1951, he joined the Navy and served for four years as a qualified electrician's mate. In 1955, Walker joined Douglas Aircraft Company installing radar systems and at the same time began taking classes at L.A. City College. Soon after joining Douglas Aircraft, a series of layoffs occurred and Walker joined RCA working with the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS). He continued to sharpen his technical and managerial skills developing industrial and medical uses for lasers, plasma, quantum physics, and holography. By 1981, Walker joined Hughes Aircraft, the organization that brought Laser Target Designator Systems (LTDs) to the United States Army's weapons inventory. Walker retired from Hughes Aircraft in 1989 and with his wife, Dr. Bettye Davis Walker, founded A-MAN, the African American Male Achievers Network, Inc. Science Discovery Learning Center. A-MAN's mission is to utilize Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)-related projects as a motivational tool and advance the educational achievement, and the intellectual and career development of African-American, Latino and other minority students pre-K thru 12thgrades.
Provenance:
Created by the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation in 1995.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
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. Signed copies of releases for Hal Walker and Mark Lee Stephens on file.
Topic:
Electric engineering -- 1980-2000  Search this
Inventors -- 1950-2000  Search this
Automobiles, Electric  Search this
Lasers  Search this
Inventions -- 20th century  Search this
Optics  Search this
Physics -- 20th century  Search this
African American inventors -- 20th century  Search this
Aerospace engineers  Search this
Aerospace industries  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews -- 1980-2000
Lectures -- 1990-2000
BetaCam SP (videotape format)
Videotapes
Oral history -- 1990-2000
Slides
Citation:
Hal Walker Innovative Lives Presentation, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0602
See more items in:
Hal Walker Innovative Lives Presentation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0602

Lucean Arthur Headen the making of a black inventor and entrepreneur Jill D. Snider

Author:
Snider, Jill D http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://viaf.org/viaf/370157523481527032978  Search this
Subject:
Headen, L. A http://viaf.org/viaf/305360070  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Electronic books
History
Place:
United States
Great Britain
Date:
2020
20th century
Topic:
African American inventors  Search this
African American automobile industry workers  Search this
African Americans--History  Search this
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Cultural Heritage  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Call number:
TL140.H425 S65 2020 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Unlimited users
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145498

Patents by negroes [microform] / compiled by Henry Baker

Author:
Baker, Henry  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill
Type:
Microforms
Place:
United States
Date:
1973
1952
1952]
Topic:
African American inventors  Search this
Patents  Search this
Call number:
mfm 2717
mfm 2717
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_443380

Black inventors a broader view by Ezelle Sanford III

Author:
Sanford, Ezelle  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2020
Topic:
African American inventors  Search this
African American scientists  Search this
Call number:
G1 .N27
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1118115

Frederick Douglass Sketch from The Brewery Troupe

Depicted (sitter):
Douglass, Frederick  Search this
User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Brewer, Brad  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
pastels (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in; 42.545 cm x 34.925 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
African American History  Search this
Invention  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.04
Accession number:
1999.0144
Catalog number:
1999.0144.04
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7e85-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826433

Navy Platoon Sketch from The Brewery Troupe

User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Brewer, Brad  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
pastels (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 14 3/4 in; 27.94 cm x 37.465 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
African American History  Search this
Invention  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.05
Accession number:
1999.0144
Catalog number:
1999.0144.05
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7e89-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826440

Lewis and Mary Latimer Sketch from The Brewery Troupe

Depicted (sitter):
Latimer, Lewis H.  Search this
User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Brewer, Brad  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
pastels (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in; 42.545 cm x 34.925 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
African American History  Search this
Invention  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.06
Catalog number:
1999.0144.06
Accession number:
1999.0144
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7e8c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826443

Lewis Latimer Sketch from The Brewery Troupe

Depicted (sitter):
Latimer, Lewis H.  Search this
User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Brewer, Brad  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
pastels (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 3/4 in x 13 7/8 in; 42.545 cm x 35.2425 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
African American History  Search this
Invention  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.07
Accession number:
1999.0144
Catalog number:
1999.0144.07
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7f3f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826452

Edison Pioneers Sketch from The Brewery Troupe

Associated Name:
Edison, Thomas Alva  Search this
User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Brewer, Brad  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
pastels (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 7/8 in x 13 7/8 in; 42.8625 cm x 35.2425 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
African American History  Search this
Invention  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.08
Accession number:
1999.0144
Catalog number:
1999.0144.08
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7f42-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826454

Auctioneers and Rebecca Latimer Sketch from The Brewery Troupe

Associated Name:
Latimer, Lewis H.  Search this
User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Brewer, Brad  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
pastels (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 7/8 in x 13 7/8 in; 42.8625 cm x 35.2425 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
African American History  Search this
Invention  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.09
Accession number:
1999.0144
Catalog number:
1999.0144.09
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7f43-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826465

Edison and Lewis Latimer Sketch from The Brewery Troupe

Depicted (sitter):
Edison, Thomas Alva  Search this
Latimer, Lewis H.  Search this
User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Brewer, Brad  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
pastels (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 7/8 in x 13 7/8 in; 42.8625 cm x 35.2425 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
African American History  Search this
Invention  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.10
Catalog number:
1999.0144.10
Accession number:
1999.0144
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7f44-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826467

Bounty Hunters Sketch from The Brewery Troupe

User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Brewer, Brad  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
pastels (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 7/8 in x 13 7/8 in; 42.8625 cm x 35.2425 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
African American History  Search this
Invention  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.11
Catalog number:
1999.0144.11
Accession number:
1999.0144
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7f45-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826468

Crosby and Gould Sketch from The Brewery Troupe

Associated Name:
Latimer, Lewis H.  Search this
User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Brewer, Brad  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
pastels (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 3/4 in x 14 in; 42.545 cm x 35.56 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
African American History  Search this
Invention  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.12
Accession number:
1999.0144
Catalog number:
1999.0144.12
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7ff1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826469

U.S. Electric Lighting Company Statue Sketch from The Brewery Troupe

User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Brewer, Brad  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
pastels (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 3/4 in x 13 7/8 in; 42.545 cm x 35.2425 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
African American History  Search this
Invention  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.13
Accession number:
1999.0144
Catalog number:
1999.0144.13
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7ff2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826470

Crowtations Sketch from The Brewery Troupe

User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Brewer, Brad  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
pastels (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 3/4 in x 13 7/8 in; 42.545 cm x 35.2425 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
African American History  Search this
Invention  Search this
Invention  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.14
Catalog number:
1999.0144.14
Accession number:
1990.0144
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7ff3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826472

George Latimer Sketch from The Brewery Troupe

User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Brewer, Brad  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
pastels (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 3/4 in x 11 in; 34.925 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
African American History  Search this
Invention  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.15
Accession number:
1999.0144
Catalog number:
1999.0144.15
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7ff4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826474

Young Lewis Latimer Sketch from The Brewery Troupe

Depicted (sitter):
Latimer, Lewis H.  Search this
User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Brewer, Brad  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
pastels (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 3/4 in x 11 in; 34.925 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
African American History  Search this
Invention  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.16
Accession number:
1999.0144
Catalog number:
1999.0144.16
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7ff5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826477

Bobby Bird Sketch from The Brewery Troupe

User:
Brewery Troupe, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Brewer, Brad  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
pastels (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 7 in; 27.94 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place made:
United States: New York, Freeport
Date made:
1998
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
African American History  Search this
Invention  Search this
ID Number:
1999.0144.17
Accession number:
1999.0144
Catalog number:
1999.0144.17
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7ff6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826478

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