The Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention & Innovation
Have there been many women inventors?
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Invention stories index »
Subject guide to inventors and inventions featured on this website.
Multimedia and print materials for classroom use.
Fellowships, internships, and travel grants.
Modern Inventors Documentation Program »
Information on documenting invention and preserving inventors' papers, and a database of invention archives in the United States and Canada.
Invention archives at the National Museum of American History Archives Center.
Oral & video
Guide to audiovisual material on invention at the National Museum of American History Archives Center.
Online articles »
Articles on invention and innovation.
Books about invention from the Lemelson Center, and reading lists for historians, inventors, and students.
Invention-related sites for history buffs, kids, and inventors.
Video & Audio
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