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American Independent Inventor's Guide By Mark Ciotola
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This Guide is targeted towards independent inventors, especially those on a limited budget who wish to establish an inexpensive marketing campaign to attempt to get a large business to license their... More > invention. Several resources of interest to inventors are listed and discussed. Although commercializing inventions is difficult, and the success rates of even the best organizations are surprisingly low, this Guide will at least provide a practical opportunity to give your invention a chance at success. It is intended to be an introduction, though, and is not a replacement for qualified legal help or a do-it-yourself patent book. A moderately detailed procedure for developing a licensing campaign is included. Note: the content of this book is very smiliar to that of the San Francisco Inventor's Guide, except that local resources are not discussed, and a few national ones have been added. If you live near San Francisco, you should buy that Guide rather than this one.< Less
Great African American Inventors By R Smith
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a list of African American patent holders and individual biographies of African American inventors. Black History month and the historic contributions of black scientists and engineers. African... More > American men and women in technology.< Less
Five African American Inventors By Derrick Fludd
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This is another great work from Tales & Stories.com. An introduction to some of the great contributions made by African Americans. With wonderful narratives and colorful illustrations, this work... More > is fun and full of facts.< Less
Stories of Inventors: The Adventures of Inventors and Engineers By Russell Doubleday
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Russell Doubleday (May 26, 1872 in Brooklyn – June 14, 1949... More > at Glen Cove, Long Island) was an American author, editor and publisher, the brother of Frank Nelson Doubleday and son of William Edwards Doubleday and Ellen Maria "Ella" Dickinson.He served in the naval militia in the Spanish–American War. From 1909 to 1912, he was the advertising manager for his father's publishing firm, Doubleday, Page & Company. Later, he was its vice-president, secretary and a director. For much of his career, he was director of the editorial department. For a time after 1928, he edited the magazine, World's Work. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russell_Doubleday< Less
Black Scientists & Inventors - Book 6 By Michael Williams
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This book is designed for use by children between the ages of 7 - 16. It covers the topic of Black Scientists and Inventors. It contains biographies of notable black scientists and inventors from the... More > UK, America, the Caribbean and Africa, Questions, a Timeline of Scientists and Inventors, a Glossary and a Bibliography for further reading. This book will help the pupil to develop their skills in reading, comprehension, maths, history and science. Some of the featured scientists and inventors include: Dr. Patricia Erna Bath, Jesse Eugene Russell, Dr. Margaret Ebuoluwa Aderin-Pocock, Dr Daniel Hale Williams, plus much more.< Less
Black Scientists & Inventors Book 7 By Michael Williams & Jegna Robinson
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This book is seventh book in the international best-selling Black Scientists and Inventors series. It is designed for use by children between the ages of 7 - 16. It covers the topic of Black... More > Scientists and Inventors. It contains biographies of notable black scientists and inventors from the UK, America, the Caribbean and Africa, Questions, a Timeline of Scientists and Inventors, a Glossary and a Bibliography for further reading. This book will help the pupil to develop their skills in reading, comprehension, maths, history and science. Some of the featured scientists and inventors include: Percy Julian inventor of a treatment for Glaucoma and aerofoam, Valerie Thomas inventor of the illusion transmitter, Norbert Rillieux inventor of sugar refining machine and revolutionised the sugar industry, Thomas Mensah inventor of machinery to manufacture fibre optics which made it commercially viable, and Professor G. Lalor a pioneer in establishing a geo-thermal atlas of Jamaica.< Less
4-The Boy Inventors' Flying Ship By Richard Bonner
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This is the fourth outing for The Boy Inventors, this time in their marvelous part dirigible, part plane, part kite and part car that takes them all the way to South America. As the Publisher... More > originally described it in their literature: "A Boston newspaper reporter, -- a young fellow with a camera slung over his shoulders, -- wanders into this story at the very beginning. He finds himself an aerial stowaway and finally part of a South American exploring party. How this happens is an absorbing tale in itself. "< Less
Herbert Carter's Legacy; Or, the Inventor's Son By Horatio Alger
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Horatio Alger Jr. (/ˈældʒər/; January 13,... More > 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author, best known for his many young-adult fiction novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle-class security and comfort through hard work, determination, courage, and honesty. His writings were characterized by the "rags to riches" narrative, which had a formative effect on America during the Gilded Age.Essentially, all of Alger's juvenile novels share the same theme, known as the "Horatio Alger myth": a teenage boy works hard to escape poverty. Often though, it is not the hard work itself that rescues the boy from his fate, but rather some extraordinary act of bravery or honesty. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horatio_Alger< Less
From Football to Fig Newtons: 76 American Inventors and The Inventions You Know By Heart By Brian D'Ambrosio
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American ingenuity reveals itself in the simplest and most forgotten places. From familiar brand names such as Wheaties (George Cormack) to the most mundane stop at the traffic light (Garrett... More > Augustus Morgan Sr.), the everyday presents abundant opportunity to respect and recall the intellect of the men and women who crafted the culture and landscape of the environment we call our own. For every trip to the grocery store to buy a box of Band-Aids® (Earle Dickson), there is a chance to ask the question of where and how a certain product came about. With every click of the computer mouse (Douglas Engelbart), our curiosity should deepen. This book stands as a reminder to all those who need inspiration or wish to inspire, a nudge in the right direction, an instructive to get busy creating and perfecting the Nation our ancestors envisioned. It’s an instructive to read, familiarize and gain momentum from those who created the spaces and comforts we take for granted.< Less
John Wesley Carhart: Preacher, Author, Inventor, Physician and Father of the Automobile By George D. Fennell
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The first automobile in the history of the United States appeared on Racine, WI, streets back in 1873. It was a steam propelled horseless carriage conceived, designed and built by Rev. John Wesley... More > Carhart, pastor of the Methodist-Episcopal Church there. A few years later, while serving as Presiding Elder of the Appleton, WI, District of the Methodist Church, an "Open Letter" written by fellow Methodist Minister George C. Haddock, and published in the Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, would change the course of John Wesley Carhart's life forever. John Wesley Carhart also was a prolific writer. One of his books, "Norma Trist," was one of the first novels to deal with homosexuality. He self-published the book and was arrested for sending pornography through the mail when he began filling mail orders for the book. Another of his books, "Under Palmetto and Pine," was a sensitive treatment of the problems facing African Americans living in the South, especially in Texas, during the late 1880's.< Less

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