TITLE

Three New England inventions that changed parties everywhere

AUTHOR(S)
Kageleiry, Jamie; Schultz, Christine
PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
Yankee;Jan93, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on three inventions, silly putty, the microwave oven and the can opener, that were invented by New England residents. How James Wright of New Haven, Conn., a General Electric engineer, invented silly putty in the early 1940s; How Percy L. Spencer of Maine invented the microwave oven in 1945; How Ezra J. Warner of Waterbury, Conn., patented the first can opener in 1858.
ACCESSION #
9303160761

 

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