Sewing Machine, Inventor, and Elias Howe (1819.07.09)


An inventor who revolutionized garment manufacturing with his patented stitching machine, Elias Howe was born on this date in 1819.  You can tune up your sewing machine while you seamlessly listen on your radio to the Howe birthday on Crosscurrents, 7/9 at 8 am.

ELIAS HOWE ON CROSSCURRRENTS, 7/9: live on air link:

Playlist to include:  In My Own Fashion; Sharp Dressed Man; A Lawyer And A Draper; Her Strut; Needles And Pins; A Good Idea At The Time; Heart Machine; Silver Thread And Golden Needles; Ain’t No Easy Way; and Pincussion… among others.

ROBERT FULTON (1765.11.14)


ROBERT FULTON ON CROSSCURRENTS, 11/14:  American engineer and inventor recognized as constructing the first commercially viable steamboat, Robert Fulton was born on this date in 1765.  Gavin and Wyatt are in the wheel house alongside the inventor with John in the musical engine room.  We hope you can come onboard for the Fulton birthday on Crosscurrents, 11/14 at 8 a.m.