Inventor Cyrus West Field

The Man Who Successfully Laid the Atlantic Cable A brief look at the life of Cyrus West Field, member of a distinguished New England family,...

William Blake – 1757 – 1827

Engraver, poet and mystic – one of England’s most important Artists William Blake created his own mythology and more than two hundred years later he...

Madame Tussaud: Artist in Wax

A Woman far Beyond Her Times.  Look into the life and times of one of the world’s most fascinating female entrepreneurs. Early Years Born in 1761,...

Female African American Inventors

Short biographies for three female African American inventors, all of whom had a marked effect on the world today. Throughout history, African Americans have provided valuable...

African American Inventors

Henry Boyd was born a slave in 1802 in Kentucky. He was apprenticed to a cabinetmaker when he was a youth. When Boyd became free...