Inventions

Rachel Larsen

Cotton Candy


Invented in 1897 by William Morrison and John C. Wharton, candymakers from Nashville, Tennessee.

Made from sugar spun to look like a mass of cotton.

Dishwasher

The first dishwasher was patented in 1850 by Joel Houghton

The first working automatic dishwasher was invented by Mrs. Josephine Garis (W. A.) Cochran, of Shelbyville, Illinois, in 1889.

Radio

The radio was invented by Nikola Tesla. The radio was promoted and popularized by Guglielmo Marconi in 1895.