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U.S. Inventors (C20)

inventors of the late 1800s to early 1900s era

Samuel Morse telegraph
Cyrus Field laid telegraph cable across Atlantic Ocean
Alexander Graham Bell telephone
Christopher Sholes typewriter
William Burroughs adding machine
George Eastman Kodak camera
John Thurman vacuum cleaner
Thomas Edison phonograph, motion picture projector, storage battery, light bulb, power plants
George Westinghouse air brakes, transformers, method for safely transporting natural gas, many other safety devices
Lewis Howard Latimer improved wire for use in light bulb
Granville Woods electric incubator, improved brake for railroads, among many others
Elijah McCoy mechanism for oiling machinery
Jan E. Matzeliger shoe-making machine
Henry Ford Model T, assembly line
Samuel Langley model airplane that flew almost a mile
Wilbur and Orville Wright various airplanes and research
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