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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 ...

History Of Commode - Interesting & Amazing Information On Origin ...

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Do you know that commodes were first used by the Indus Valley civilization? ... English, was used to describe a porcelain toilet or a chair improvising for a chamber pot. ... There continues to be disagreement over who was the actual inventor of ...

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 ... his 3 most famous patents – the complete commode, body cooling chamber, ...

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 ...

Top Ten Black Inventors (You Didn't Know About) | Congressional ...

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Feb 27, 2015 ... Because we created things then and are creating things now, it is ... addition to other inventions, Elkins created the chamber commode in 1872.

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

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Uploaded by user. T. Elkins: Chamber Commode 1897. More .... In 1897, African- American inventor Alfred Cralle patented the first ice cream scoop. His original ...

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 ...

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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, ...

Freedom Seeker - Underground Railroad History Project

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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 ...