1900-1930's Inventions

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  • Mary Anderson invents the windsheild wiper

    Mary Anderson invents the windsheild wiper
    Mary Anderson invents the windsheild wipers. Her goal was to create better vision during rainy days. She invented a device that the driver would use while driving that cleared the window with a rubber blade. This invention helped with snow and rain on the windshield.
  • Wright brothers create airplane

    Wright brothers create airplane
    The Wright brothers invented the first flying aircraft. They were brothers, pioneers, and aviation pioneers. They flew their first flight on December 17, 1903. This was possible because of the flight of fixed-wing solution.
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    1900-1930s Inventions

  • Benjamin Holt invents tractor

    Benjamin Holt invents tractor
    Benjamin Holt created the first tractor. Benjamin was a american who patented and manufactured the first crawler type tread tractor. The tractor was invented so the vehicle would not sink in the dirt.
  • Paul Cornu invented the first piloted helicopter

    Paul Cornu invented the first piloted helicopter
    Paul Cornu designed the world's first rotart wing aircraft. He made the first piloted free flight in Normandy Frnace. Paul was only lifted 1 foot from the ground and this flight only lasted 20 seconds. The helicopter was powered by 24 horsepower Antoinette engine.
  • George Constant Louis Washington manufactuers instant coffee

    George Constant Louis Washington manufactuers instant coffee
    George was a American inventor and businessman. He founded a company called G. Washigton Coffee Comapny. This company became a big supplier for the military and his company was advertised in the newspaper and on the radio.
  • Gideon Sundback invents zipper

    Gideon Sundback invents zipper
    Sundback was a swedish engineer. He maded the zipper practical and commercially successful. He made zippers from four to ten inches. His zippers had two rows with with different teeth and a slider to pull them together.
  • Harry Brearly invents stainless steel

    Harry Brearly invents stainless steel
    Harry invented stainless steel to improve gun barrels. Harry was asked to find a way to help to reduce the corrosion in guns. He finally discovered a solution. His invention was based off of a myth.
  • Garret Morgan invents the Gas Mask.

    Garret Morgan invents the Gas Mask.
    Garret Morgan was a son of former slaves. He invented a gas mask that saved 32 men in a underground explosion. Garret's mask went on to win a gold metal from the International Exposition of Sanitation and Safety and the International Association of Fire Chiefs.
  • Charles Strite invented Pop-Up toaster

    Charles Strite invented Pop-Up toaster
    Charles wanted to do something about the toast being burnt in the cafeteria during World War 1. Charles used springs and a timer to toast the bread just right. His invention went on to be sold in stores and to restaurants.
  • John Thompson invents submachine gun

    John Thompson invents submachine gun
    John Thompson invented the Thompson Submachine gun. This was a American gun. The gun became infamous during the prohibiton era. The gun was used by officers and criminals.
  • Karel Capek invents The Robot Cometh

    Karel Capek invents The Robot Cometh
    The Robots were in a play. The robots were not made of metal but of chemical batter. The Robots looked exactly lie humans and could do the work of 2 and 1/2 men. The play showed that even though robots have work skills they have no emotions.
  • First 3D movie

    First 3D movie
    The movie was called " The Power of Love". This film was a silent film. The film was showed at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. The glasses wore during the movie were green and red. The movie was not a hit and was only viewed one more time after the first showing.
  • Clarence Birdseye invents frozen food

    Clarence Birdseye invents frozen food
    Clarence Birdseye invented frozen food in 1923. Clarence made a investment in a $7 fan and also used buckets of brine and cakes of ice to invent frozen packaged foods. He discovered he could package foods into waxed cardboard boxes and freeze the boxes under high pressure. He later started a company and his frozen food trademark brought in $22 million dollars.
  • Paul Galvin invents car radio

    Paul Galvin invents car radio
    Paul Galvin was a American man who was the head of Galvin Manufacturing Corporation. Paul invented the first car radio in 1929. The car radios were not avaiable from the carmakers. The radio had to be purchased separately. Paul coined the name " Motorola". This name was picked because it combined the idea of motion and radio.
  • Richard G Drew invents Scotch Tape

    Richard G Drew invents Scotch Tape
    Richard G Drew was a American inventor. Richard worked for Johnson and Johnson, Permacel Co. While he worked their he invented cellaphane tape and masking tape. The first tape had adhesive on the edges but not in the middle. The test for the tape failed in Richard tried again. His second attempt was a success and "Scotch Tape" was sold in all marketplaces.