An improved refrigerator design was patented by African American inventor John Standard of Newark, New Jersey on June 14 1891 (U.S. patent #455,891). John Standard was also received U.S. patent #413,689 on October 29 1889 for an improved oil stove
Gordon Parks and Lena Horne, most likely on Saturday, October 29, 1949. I say “most likely” because the tickets in Ms. Horne’s hand read: “Cosmopolitan Tennis Club, Inc presents their Annual Fall Dance at The Renaissance Ballroom. The date: Saturday, October 29, 1949.” Photo via Dwayne Rodgers The Black Vernacular. Dwayne received this photo from Mr. Parks’s daughter, Leslie Parks, and was kind enough to share it with me.
Privacy at Risk: The New Government Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment by Christopher Slobogin. $9.12. Publisher: University Of Chicago Press (October 29, 2007). Author: Christopher Slobogin. 274 pages