Thermo King dedicates R&D center
- Thermo King dedicates R & D facility. // Fleet Equipment;Sep2007, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p18
A photograph of executives of the Thermo King Corp. and Frederick McKinley Jones Research and Development Center is presented.
- Technology's past. Karwatka, Dennis // Tech Directions;Jan96, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p12
Profiles Frederick McKinley Jones developer of the first mechanical systems for trucks in 1938. Background; Jones, production development manager for Joseph Numero at Ultrasound Sound Systems; Reason; What Jones received; Jones' membership of the American Society of Refrigeration Engineers.
- JONES, Frederick. // Black Studies Primer;2008, p238
A brief profile of versatile and imaginative inventor Frederick McKinley Jones is presented.
- Frederick McKinley Jones, refrigeration genius. BOYD, HERB // New York Amsterdam News;7/7/2016, Vol. 107 Issue 28, p26
The article offers tribute to the African-American inventor and entrepreneur Frederick McKinley Jones, who revolutionized the distribution of food and other perishables and became a recipient of the National Medal of Technology. INSETS: ACTIVITIES;THIS WEEK IN BLACK HISTORY.
- AMERICA'S GREATEST NEGRO INVENTOR. // Ebony;Dec1952, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p41
The article features Frederick McKinley Jones, who was known as the greatest African American inventor in 1952 after inventing more than 60 products that helps preserve agricultural goods.
- JONES INVENTED FIRST UNIT TO REFRIGERATE BIG TRUCKS. // Ebony;Dec1952, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p42
The article highlights the recruitment of Frederick Jones at the U.S. Thermo-Control, where he designed the first truck-cooling device that is powered by the self-starting gasoline motor.
- This week in black history. // Jet;12/25/95, Vol. 89 Issue 7, p20
Presents historical information pertaining to Afro-Americans that occurred during the week of December 25. Jack Johnson as the first black heavyweight world champion on December 26, 1908; December 26, 1950 patenting of Frederick McKinley Jones' prefabricated refrigerator construction; Issuance...
- Scientists, Healers and Inventors. // Footsteps;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p47
This article informs about some scientists, healers and inventors through a book by Wade Hudson, which is the third in a great series titled "Book of Black Heroes." It features brief biographies of more than 100 personalities.
- TWO OHIO INVENTORS. // Monkeyshines on America;Oct2002 Ohio Issue, p27
The article provides information on two inventors from Ohio. Both of these inventors were pioneers in their fields and overcame racial barriers of their times. Granville T. Woods was born in 1856 in Columbus, Ohio. He attended school until the age of ten: a remarkable accomplishment for an...