To Fathom More

To Fathom More

by Edward Sidney Jenkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761802150

ISBN-13: 9780761802150

Pub. Date: 04/23/1996

Publisher: University Press of America

Contents: Acknowledgements; Preface, Benjamin Banneker; 18th Century Astronomer, Elijah McCoy; 'The Real McCoy', Lewis Howard Latimer; Inventor and Renaissance Man, Daniel Hale Williams; Trail Blazing Surgeon and Builder of Hospitals, Granville T. Woods; So Trains Can Talk to Trains, Charles Turner; Pioneer Entomologist, George Washington Carver; Pioneer

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Contents: Acknowledgements; Preface, Benjamin Banneker; 18th Century Astronomer, Elijah McCoy; 'The Real McCoy', Lewis Howard Latimer; Inventor and Renaissance Man, Daniel Hale Williams; Trail Blazing Surgeon and Builder of Hospitals, Granville T. Woods; So Trains Can Talk to Trains, Charles Turner; Pioneer Entomologist, George Washington Carver; Pioneer Chemurgist, Garrett Morgan; Firefighter's Breathing Helmet, Ernest E. Just; Biology of the Cell, Louis Tompkins Wright, M.D., Frederick McKinley Jones; Truck and Rail Refrigeration, Percy L. Julian; Born to be a Chemist, Charles R. Drew; Pioneer Blood Plasma Scientist, Jane C. Wright; Mother of Chemotherapy, Leon Roddy; The Spider Man, Reatha C. King; Chemistry of the Halogen Compounds, Shirley A. Jackson; Theoretical Physicist; Index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761802150
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
04/23/1996
Pages:
410
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface
Ch. IBenjamin Banneker, 18th Century Astronomer1
Ch. IIElijah McCoy, "The Real McCoy"21
Ch. IIILewis Howard Latimer, Inventor and Renaissance Man34
Ch. IVDaniel Hale Williams, Trail Blazing Surgeon and Builder of Hospitals66
Ch. VGranville T. Woods, Railway Inventor94
Ch. VICharles Turner, Pioneer Entomologist116
Ch. VIIGeorge Washington Carver, Pioneer Chemurgist123
Ch. VIIIGarrett Morgan, Firefighter's Breathing Helmet132
Ch. IXErnest E. Just, Biology of the Cell146
Ch. XLouis Tompkins Wright, M.D.183
Ch. XIFrederick McKinley Jones, Ideas Running Around in His Head229
Ch. XIIPercy L. Julian, Born To Be A Chemist254
Ch. XIIICharles R. Drew, Pioneer Blood Plasma Scientist286
Ch. XIVJane C. Wright, Mother of Chemotherapy300
Ch. XVLeon Roddy, The Spider Man325
Ch. XVIReatha C. King, Chemistry of the Halogen Compounds342
Ch. XVIIShirley A. Jackson, Theoretical Physicist369
Index389

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