January 19, 2022

Primary Source Spotlight: Inventors & Inventions

Inventor primary source sets Alexander Graham Bell Thomas A. Edison Benjamin Franklin Elias Howe Elisah Graves Otis The Inventive Wright Brothers Inventor image set Books about inventors 1844-1939 Inventor related legislation More inventor primary sources Inventor-related images Books about inventors U.S. legislation related to inventors Invention primary source sets Elevator Ice cream cone Kinetographic camera Photophone Sewing … [Read more...]

Today in History: Raymond Loewy

Today in History–March 22–the Library of Congress features industrial designer Raymond Loewy, who presented his designs for a sleek roadster he called the Avanti to the Studebaker Corporation on this day in 1961. Loewy designed cars for other companies too as well as locomotives and a wide assortment of both industrial and consumer products. Learn more about "father of industrial design" by visiting the Today in History section, then take a look at this Exxon company logo and the sources … [Read more...]