Maria E. Beasley filed at least 15 patents, including a barrel-hooping machine and improvements to the design of life rafts.
Category: Women’s History Month
Women In History: Lucy Stone
Lucy Stone was born in West Brookfield, MA on August 13, 1818 to Francis and Hannah Stone. She was best known as a prominent U.S.
Women In History: Marion Donovan
Marion O’Brien Donovan (October 15, 1917 – November 4, 1998) was an American inventor and entrepreneur. Marion was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana where her
Women In History: Zelia Nuttall
Zelia Maria Magdalena Nuttall (6 September 1857 – 12 April 1933) was an American archaeologist and anthropologist specialised in pre-Aztec Mexican cultures and pre-Columbian manuscripts.
Women In History: Marie Van Brittan Brown
Marie Van Brittan Brown (October 30, 1922 – February 2, 1999) was a nurse and an innovator. In 1966, she invented a video home security
Women In History: Dr Gladys Tantaquidgeon
Gladys Iola Tantaquidgeon (June 15, 1899 – November 1, 2005) was a Mohegan medicine woman, anthropologist, author, tribal council member, and elder based in Connecticut.