There is no secret that there are as many, if not more, Black inventors as any other group of people, but since there is not one class throughout the educational system that teaches a mass amount of these magnificent feats, they should be listed from time to time. This list cannot be all inclusive, but surely there should be something or someone new for one to learn about.

James S. Adams Aeroplane Propelling
A.P. Ashbourne Biscuit Cutter
L.C. Bailey Folding Bed
James A. Bauer Coin Changer
Andrew J. Beard Rotary Engine, Car Coupler
G.E. Becket Letter Box
Alfred Benjamin Stainless Steel Pads
Henry Blair Corn Planter, Cotton Planter
Sarah Boone Ironing Board
Otis Boykin Pace maker controls, Guided-Missile
H. Bradberry Torpedo Discharger
Charles Brooks Street Sweeper
Phil Brooks Disposable Syringe
L.F. Brown Horse Bridle Bit
Marie Brown Home Security System
Oscar E. Brown Horseshoe
John A. Burr Lawn mower
Burridge & Marshman Typewriter
R.A. Butler Train Alarm
George Carruthers Image Converter, For Radiation Detector
George Washington Carver Peanut Butter, Paints and Stains, Lotions and Soaps
Larry L. Christie Pillow Utilizing air/water
John Clark Track Athlete Trainer
George Cook Automatic Fishing Reel
A.L. Cralle Ice Cream Mold
WM. D. Davis Horse Riding Saddle
W.A. Deitz Shoe
Joseph Dickinson Player piano, Arm for record player
O. Dorsey Door Stop, Door Knob
Clatonia J. Dorticus Photo Print Wash, Photo Embossing Machine
P.B. Downing Postal Letter Box
Dr. Charles Drew Blood Plasma
T. Elkins Toilet
David A. Fisher Furniture Caster
Robert Flemming Jr. Guitar
David Gittens Ikenga-Gyroplane, Ikenga/MK3-Automobile, Skooterboard
George F. Grant Golf Tee
J. Gregory Motor
Michael Harney Lantern
Solomon Harper Thermo Hair Curlers
WM. Harwell Space Shuttle Retrieval Arm
Augustus Jackson Ice Cream
B.F. Jackson Gas Burner
H.A. Jackson Kitchen Table
Joseph N. Jackson Programmable Remote Control, Video Commander
Artis Jenkins O.F. Cable w/non-met sheath
Issac R. Johnson Bicycle Frame
Jerry Johnson Sani-Phone
John A. Johnson Wrench
Lonnie Johnson Super Soaker
P. Johnson Eye Protector
W. Johnson Egg Beater
Frederick M. Jones Defroster, Air Conditioning Unit, Two-Cycle Gas Engine, Internal Combustion Engine, Starter Generator, Refrigeration Controls
John & Long Bottle Caps
John H. Jordan Clothes Dresser
Latimer & Nichols Electric Lamp
W. A. Lavalette Printing Press
Lester Lee Laser Fuels
Maurice W. Lee Pressure Cooker
F. W. Leslie Envelope Seal
A.L. Lewis Window Cleaner
John L. Love Pencil Sharpener
Tom J. Marshal Fire Extinguisher
W.A. Martin Lock
Jan Matzeliger Shoe Lasting Machine
Elijah McCoy Lubricators
Hugh Macdonald Rocket Catapult
Alexander Miles Elevator
Garrett Morgan Gas Mask, Traffic Signal
Lyda Newman Hair Brush
Alice H. Parker Heating Furnace
J.F. Pickering Air Ship (Blimp)
Purdy/Sadgwar Folding Chair
W.B. Purvis Hand Stamp, Fountain Pen
L.P. Ray Dust Pan
A.C. Richardson Insect Destroyer Gun
W.H. Richardson Baby Buggy
N. Rillieux Sugar Refinement
Walter Sammons Pressing Comb, Hair Dressing Device
G.T. Sampson Clothes Drier
Henry Sampson Cellular Phone
Dewey Sanderson Urinalysis Machine
Ralph Sanderson Hydraulic Shock Absorber
S.R. Scottron Curtain Rod
Adolph Shamms Multi-Stage Rocket
J.W. Smith Lawn Sprinkler
R.B. Spikes Automatic Gear Shift
J. Standard Refrigerator
T.W. Stewart Mop
Darryl Thomas Cattle Roping Apparatus
Rufus J. Weaver Stairclimbing Wheelchair
Morris B. Williams Plym. Water Reduc. Paint
Paul E. Williams Helicopter
J.B. Winters Fire Escape Ladder
Granville T. Woods Telephone Transmitter, Electric Cut-off switch, Relay instrument, Telephone System, Electro Mech Brake, Galvanic Battery, Electric Railway System, Roller Coaster, Auto Air Brake

 

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