African American Women Inventors List

Virgie M. Ammons Fireplace Damper Sept. 30, 1975
Louise H. Andrews Lens Holder Accessory Pending
Patricia Bath, M.D. Apparatus for Ablating & Removing Cataract Lenses May 17, 1988
Miriam E. Benjamin Gong & Signal Chair for Hotels and the Like July 17, 1888
Sarah Boone Ironing Board April 26, 1892
Henrietta Bradberry Bed Rack May 25, 1943
Torpedo Discharger Means Dec. 11, 1945
Marie V. Brittan Brown Home Security System Utilizing Television Surveillance Dec. 2, 1969Image
I.O. Carter Nursury Chair Feb. 9, 1960
Joan Clark Medicine Tray April 1, 1987
Holder for Bras and Like Aug. 31, 1976
Beatrice L. Cowans Embroidered Fruit Bowl April 5, 1977
Virginia E. Hall Wall Hanging & Kit
Gertrude Downing Corner Cleaner Attachment April 5, 1977
Ellen Elgin Clothes Wringer 1880s
Cathleen McCoy Garrett Siren/Horn Light Indicator Pending
Sara E. Goode The Cabinet Bed July 14, 1885 Image
Bessie V. Griffin Portable Receptable April 24, 1951
Julia Terry Hammons Apparatus for Holding Yarn Skiens Dec. 15, 1896
Joanna Hardin Keyboard Stand Feb. 23, 1993
Lydia M. Holmes Knockdown Wheeled Toy Nov. 14, 1985
Ruane Jeter Digital Toaster April 14, 1987
Marjorie S. Joyner Permanent Waving Machine 1928
Mary B. Kenner Sanitary Belt May 15, 1956
Sanitary Belt with Moistureproof Napkin Pocket April 14, 1959
Carrier Attachment for Invalid Walker May 18, 1976
Bathroom Tissue Holder Oct. 19, 1982
Backwash Mounted on Shower Wall & Bathtub July 29, 1987
Mary Kies Weaving Straw with Silk May 5, 1809
Anna Mangin Pastry Fork 1892
Lyda D. Newman Hair Brush Nov. 15, 1898
Natalie R. Love T-top Roof Cover May 5, 1992
Alice H. Parker Improvement on the Heating Furnish Dec. 23, 1919
Brothella Quick Pocketed Underwear Nov. 17, 1981
Carol Randall Ear Clips Nov. 17, 1981
Tissue Tote Nov. 20, 1990
Judy W. Reed Improvement in Dough Kneader & Roller Sept. 20, 1884
Mary J. Reynolds Hoisting/Loading Mechanism April 20, 1920
Mildred A. Snow Family Relationship Card Game Oct. 28, 1980
Maxine Snowden Rain Hat 1983
Theora Stephens Pressing/Curling Iron 1983
Valerie Thomas Illusion Transmitter Oct. 21, 1980
M. Toland Float-operated Circuit Closer May 4, 1920
Madeline M. Turner The Fruit Press 1905
Madame C.J. Walker Hair Care Products with Straightening Comb

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