Marie Van Brittan Brown By: Alena Nix

Timeline created by susan.holdmeyer@washington....
  • Date of Birth

    Date of Birth
    Marie Van Brittan Brown was born in Queens, New York City. She was born into slavery.
  • Education

    Education
    She went to John Story Jenks Elementary school in Germantown.
  • Graduation

    Graduation
    She attended Eastern Kentucky University, EKU.
  • Children

    Children
    Marie gave birth to a lovely daughter, Norma Brown.
  • Number Two

    Number Two
    Marie gave birth to yet another baby. This one a boy named Albert Brown Jr.
  • Lightbulb

    Lightbulb
    She came up with the idea to make the security system, along with her husband,Albert Brown.
  • Invention

    Invention
    She and her husband invented the security system.
  • Death

    Death
    She was 76 years old when she died. Her invention created many peep holes for many new inventions realating to the security camera.