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A commode is any of several pieces of furniture. The word commode comes from the French ... is a washstand, a piece of furniture equipped with basin, jug, and towel rail, and often with space to sto...

Black Scientists in America- Thomas Elkins - Black History

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... had previously patented a chamber commode in 1872 and a dining, ironing table ... Thomas Elkins was an avid inventor and designed many improvements for ...

Thomas Elkins - Chamber commode - Inventors - About.com

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Thomas Elkins - Chamber commode. ... Thomas Elkins invented a chamber commode and received patent 122,518 on 1/9/1872. Photo Credit: USPTO. Gallery ...

Patent US122518 - Improvement in chamber-commodes - Google ...

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My invention relates 'to a new and useful article of chamber furniture which I denominate chamber-commode; and consists in the combination of a bureau, mirror ...

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It is interesting to note that Elkins also spent some time as an inventor. He obtained two patents in his lifetime. One was held for an improved chamber commode ...

Wissen(schaft) - Veiled Black Inventors - Black Inventors page 2 ...

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Products 17 - 32 of 52 ... Position the mouse over The Inventor's Photograph to see her/his invention ... designs, Chamber commode, combined dining, ironing table ...

T. Elkins: Chamber Commode 1897 | I AM BLACK.. | Pinterest

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Born into slavery in 1850, inventor and entrepreneur Sarah E. Goode was the first African-American woman to be granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and ...

A throne invented in Albany | All Over Albany

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Jan 8, 2016 ... My invention relates 'to a new and useful article of chamber furniture which I denominate chamber-commode; and consists in the combination ...

Thomas Elkins biography - Answers.com

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Thomas Elkins invented the refrigerator on 11/4/1874,which could chill human corpses. In 1872 .... He also made the chamber commode [that is what they called toilets… back then.] He was born in 1800s in Albany, New York, He lived in a poor ...

Why did Thomas Elkins invent the toilet - Answers.com

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Thomas Elkins did not invent the toilet. His did patent an improvement to the toilet . His improved toiletwas a combination bureau, mirror, book-rack, washstand, ...

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Thomas Elkins - Inventors - About.com

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An improved refrigerator design was patented by African American inventor ... An improved chamber commode (toilet) was patented by Thomas Elkins on ...

Thomas Elkins | The Black Inventor Online Museum

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Nov 26, 2012 ... Created a Refrigerated Apparatus. ... apparatus on November 4, 1879 and had previously patented a chamber commode in 1872 and a dining, ...

Thomas Elkins | African American Inventors and their Inventions

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... or a simple invention that can get them noticed, but the same cannot be said of ... the complete commode, body cooling chamber, and multi-purpose table.