Think about the innovation necessary to make Dorothy's Ruby Slippers sparkle in "The Wizard of Oz." Technicolor technology is just one of the innovations we explore in our #PlacesOfInvention
exhibition. The exhibit needs your vote TODAY to make it to Round Two of the Smithsonian Showdown: http://s.si.edu/1J7hOTa
A quick tour of other Places of Invention we study:
👉 Hartford, Connecticut, late 1800s: Manufacturing of bikes, sewing machines, and more, all with interchangeable parts.
👉 Medical Alley, Minnesota, 1950s: A community of tinkerers invents life-saving cardiac technology.
👉 The Bronx, 1970s: Iconic aspects of hip-hop are invented by DJs innovating and repurposing equipment.
👉 Fort Collins, Colorado, 2010s: College town combines its energies for a greener planet.
Please cast your vote for our Places of Invention Map and then tell a friend.
- Erin & Kate, your friends at the National Museum of American History and The Smithsonian's Lemelson Center #WizardOfOz #Smithsonian #History #Innovation