Writely So 365


George Washington Carver and Thomas J. Martin

Filed under: Black History — writely so 365 @ 9:12 AM
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George Washington Carver (1864 – 1943) who made agricultural advancements and inventions pertaining to the use of peanuts and Percy Julian, who helped create drugs to combat glaucoma, were the first African-Americans admitted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1990.

Thomas J. Martin patented a fire extinguisher in 1872.

Courtesy of biography.com


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