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AFRICAN-AMERICAN INVENTORS

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Developed the concept of large-scale blood banks.
Invented Potato Chips just to teach a fussy rich customer a lesson!
His invention won several god medals and was cheaper, lighter, and easier to use and wear than anything else on the market.
Her work is being used in movies, television and video games.
Was one of the first doctors to perform open-heart surgery without losing the patient to infection afterward.
Invented the machine that makes bread and the machine that makes bread crumbs.
At age 12 he took a job at an enormous farm in Hallock, Minnesota here he was put in charge of maintaining all the mechanical and electrical equipment.
Created the Super Soaker water gun.
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Holds three of the nine patents for the original IBM personal computer and holds more than forty patents in all.
Suffered from dyslexia, a learning disability that makes reading difficult.
Was thirty years old when he received his patent for the mechanical “Ice Cream Mold and Disher.”
Quit school at the age of ten because his family needed the money. 3. Dr. MARK DEAN. Holds three of the nine patents for the original IBM personal computer and holds more than forty patents in all
Devised a method for enclosing the lightbulb filament in a cardboard envelope to keep it from breaking.
Invented something called the gamma electric cell, which converts radiation directly into electricity.
Was forced by segregation to attend a school with no science labs.
Thanks to him and his more than 100 patents we all eat a lot better--- and safer.