Garrett Augustus Morgan

Garrett Augustus Morgan

Garrett Morgan can be considered a man who saw things that needed to be fixed and devised, and invented a way to make them better, whether it was for health, safety or beauty. In 1909, Morgan opened a tailoring shop, selling coats, suits and dresses. While working in...
Lewis Latimer

Lewis Latimer

Lewis H. Latimer was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts in 1848. He first worked as an assistant to Alexander Graham Bell. Later, Latimer became a member of Thomas Edison’s elite research team, “Edison’s Pioneers.” As one of “Edison’s...

Leonidas Berry the Inventor of the Gastroscope

Leonidas Harris Berry (20 July 1902 – 4 December 1995) was an American and pioneer in gastroscopy and endoscopy ]He served as the president of the National Medical Association from 1965 to 1966. He invented the Eder-Berry biopsy gastroscope in 1955. His invention made...
James Edward Maceo West

James Edward Maceo West

When you are speaking on your mobile phone it is due to the work of this man. James Edward Maceo West (born February 10, 1931 in Prince Edward County, Virginia) is an American inventor and acoustician. Along with Gerhard Sessler, West developed the foil electret...