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A Spark of Genius: Local Inventors and their Discoveries

Find out how much innovation has occurred in our own backyard as you page through this exhibition booklet, produced in 2005.

Highlighted local inventors include Willard Morrison (the Deepfreeze); Albert Blake Dick (the mimeograph); Elisha Gray (the telephone – almost); Albert L. Marsh (Nichrome); and Dr. Ernest Volwiler and Dr. Donalee Tabern (Sodium Pentothal).

The display at right uses Flash. If you are unable to see it, you can view the document directly by clicking here.

Curated by Janice Hack, Elizabeth Hedsund, and Harold Morrison
 
Made possible by the generous support of:
Dick Family Foundation
Thomas and Maxine Hunter
Hunter Family Foundation
Willard Hunter
Marjorie Grinnell
Donald and Jean Morrison
Edwin Morrison
Harold and Adeline Morrison
Willard Morrison, Jr.
Doris Semler
Harrison and Lois Steans
Jerome and Kay Tabern
Wallace Volwiler.