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Invented In Davenport: Examples of Davenport ingenuity
We came across this unusual ad from the Davenport Democrat and Leader from September 12, 1922. We researched and found a John Flanagan of Davenport, Iowa applied for a patent for his Lifting-Jack on June 9, 1919, with the application … Continue reading
Many of us don’t often think about how everyday objects came to be: washing machines, zippers, fire escapes, even the board games we play. But behind them all is a person with an idea. Davenport citizens have been responsible for … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged Alan Clapp, Arthur Kottman, Bread Slicer, Burial Vault, Charles Petskeyes, Cooking Pan, Dossa D. Evins, Edward Lager, Embalming, Fire Escapes, Harry Criner, Inventions, Inventors, John Heuermann, Lorenz Wahle, Lottie Boies Clapp, Minnie Werner, Nicholaus Schroeder, Otto Rohwedder, Peterson Paper Company, Taylor Creech, William Bettendorf, X-Rays Leave a comment