American Masters

Lillian Gilbreth: Pioneering Inventor

Special | 10m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

Lillian Moller Gilbreth is the first woman elected to the National Academy of Engineering and the first female engineering professor at Purdue University. She worked to invent time and motion studies with her husband Frank, and elevated women’s labor in the domestic sphere with her design of the L-shaped kitchen and numerous appliances.

Aired: 03/25/20

Rating: NR

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