Canadian Series Of North American Negroes - CSONAN
Black Inventors




Paper, Chess, Alphabet, Medicine, Civilization,

Augustus Jackson

Ice cream

B.F. Jackson

Gas burner

H.A. Jackson

Kitchen table

Joseph N. Jackson

Programable remote control, Video commander

James S. Adams

Aeroplane propelling

Wm. Harwell

Space shuttle retrieval arm,

A.P. Ashbourne

Biscuit cutter

Artis Jenkins

O.F. Cable w/non-met. sheath

L.C. Bailey

Folding bed

Issac R. Johnson

Bicycle frame

James A. Bauer

Coin changer

Jerry Johnson


Andrew Beard

Rotary engine, Car coupler

John A. Johnson


Lonnie Johnson

Super soaker

G.E. Becket

Letter box

P. Johnson

Eye protection

Alfred Benjamin

Stainless steel pads

W. Johnson

Egg beater

Henry Blair

Corn planter

Jones & Long

Bottle caps

Sarah Boone

Ironing board

John H. Jordan

Clothes dresser

Otis Boykin

Pace maker controls, Guided-missle

Latimer& Nichols

Electric lamp

W.A. Lavalette

Printing press

H. Bradberry

Torpedo discharge

Lester Lee Lasher


Charles Brooks

Street sweeper

Maurice W. Lee

Pressure cooker

Phil Brooks

Disposable syringe

F.W. Leslie

Envelope seal

L.F. Brown

Horse bridle bit

A.L. Lewis

Window cleaner

Marie Brown

Home security system

John L. Love

Pencil sharpener

Oscar E. Brown


Tom J. Marshal

Fire extinguisher

John A. Burr

Lawn mower

W.W. Martin


Burridge & Marshman


Jan Matzeliger

Shoe lasting machine

R.A. Butler

Train alarm

Elijah McCoy



Image converter, Radiation detector

Hugh McDonald

Rocket catapult

Alexander Miles


Larry Christie

Pillow utilizing air/water

Garrett Morgan

Gas mask ,Traffic signal

John Clark

Track athlete trainer

George Cook

Automatic fishing reel

Lyda Newman

Hair brush

A.L. Cralle

Ice cream mold

Alice H. Parker

Heating furnace

Wm. D. Davis

Horse riding saddle

J.F. Pickering

Air ship (Blinp)

W.A. Deitz


Purdy & Sadgwar

Folding chair

Joseph Dickinson

Player piano

W.B. Purvis

Hand stamp, Fountain pen

Joseph Dickerson

Arm for record player

O. Dorsey

Door stop

L.P. Ray

Dust pan Door knob

A.C. Richardson

Insect destroyer gun

Clatonia J. Dorticus

Photo print wash, Photo embossing mach.

W.H. Richardson

Baby buggy

N. Rillieux

Sugar refinement

P.B. Dowing

Postal letter box

Walter Sammons

Pressing comb, Hair dressing device

Dr. Charles Drew

Blood plasma

T. Elkins

Toilet (commode)

G.T. Sampson

Clothes drier

David A.Fusher

Furniture caster

Henry Sampson

Cellular phone

Robert Flemming Jr.


Dewey Sanderson

Urinalysis machine

David Gittens

Ikenga-gyroplane, Ikenga/mk3 - automobile, Skooterboard

Ralph Sanderson

Hydraulic shock absorber

S.R. Scottron

Curtain rod

Adolph Shamms

Multi-stage rocket

Geo. F. Grant

Golf tee

J.W. Smith

Lawn sprinkler

J. Gregory


R.B. Spikes

Automatic gear shift

Micheal Harney


J. Standard


Solomon Harper

Thermo hair curlers

T.W Stewart


Darryl Thomas

Cattle roping apparatus

Rufus J. Weaver

Stairclimbing wheelchair

Morris B. Willims

Polymer water Reduction paint

Paul E. Williams


J.B. Winters

Fire escape ladder





Virgie M. Ammons

Fireplace damper

Sep 30,1975

Louise H. Andrews

Lens Holder Accessory


Patricia Bath, M.D.

Apparatus for Ablating &
Removing Cataract Lenses

May 17,1988

Miriam E. Benjamin

Gong & Signal chair for
hotels & the like

Jul 17,1888

Sarah Boone

Ironing board

Apr 26,1892

Henrietta Bradberry

Bed rack
Topedo discharge means

May 25,1943
Dec 11,1945

Marie V.Brittan Brown

Home security system

Dec 02,1969

I.O. Carter

Nursey chair

Feb 09,1960

Joan Clark

Medicine tray

Apr 01,1987


Holder for bras & like

Aug 31,1976

Beatice L. Cowans

Embroidered fruit bowl

Apr 05,1977

Virginia E. Hall

Wall hanging & kit


Gertrude Downing

Corner cleaner attachment

Apr 05,1977

Ellen Elgin

Clothes wringer


Cathleen Mccoy Garrett

Siren/horn light indicator


Sara E. Goode

Cabinet bed

Jul 14,1885

Bessie V. Griffin

Portable receptable

Apr 24,1951

Julia Terry Hammonds

Apparatus for holding yarn skiens

Dec 15,1896

Joanna Hardin

Keyboard stand

Feb 23,1993

Lydia M. Holmes

Knockdown wheeled toy

Nov 14,1985

Ruane Jeter

Digital toaster

Apr 14,1987

Marjorie S. Joyner

Permanent waving machine


Mary Kies

Weaving straw with silk

May 05,1809

Anna Mangin

Pastry fork


Mary Moore

Pain relief composition


Lyda D. Newman

Hair brush

Nov 15,1898

Natalie R. Love

T-Top roof cover

May 05,1992

Alice H. Parker

Improvement on the heating furnace

Dec 23,1919


Brothella Quick Pocketed underwear

Nov 23,1993

Carol Randall

Ear clips
Tissue tote

Nov 17,1981
Nov 20,1990

Judy W. Reed

Improvement in dough kneader & roller

Sep 20,1884

Mary J. Reynolds

Hoisting/ loading mechanism

Apr 20,1920

Mildred A. Smith

Family relationship card game

Oct 28,1980

Maxine Snowden

Rain hat


Theora Stephens

Pressing/curling iron


Valerie Thomas

Illusion transmitter

Oct 21,1980

M. Thomas

Float-operated circuit closer

May 04,1920

Madeline M. Turner

The fruit press

Apl 25,1916

Madame C. J. Walker

Hair care products with straightening comb