Old Photographs Of African Americans - Unknown Faces (OPOAA)

African American Ancestry, Photographic Research.

African American Inventors
 
 
 
 
 
 
Known or Unknown  
 Invention or Contribution
 Accolades
  Patent
 
 
 
Sonny Sneed
 Dual Tipped Punch
 No
  Y
 
 
 
Garrett A Morgan, Sr.
Traffic Signal, Gas Mask
  Y
 
 
 
Selma H Burke
Sculptor  for her relief portrait of  Roosevelt, which was the model for Image on the dime
 
 
 
Lewis H Latimer
Patent draftman for lightbulb and telephone
 Y
 
 
 
Marie V  Brittan Brown
Home security system
 Y
 
 
 
  Alexander Miles  
An automatically opening and closing elevator doors
  Y
 
 
 
  Ellen Eglin
Clothes wringer for washing machines