National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 601/Room 1100
Washington, DC 20013-7012
0.5 cu. ft.: 3 boxes
Ann Moore was born in Ohio. Degree in pediatric nursing, University of Cincinnati. In 1962, Moore joined the Peace Corp and was assigned to Togo in Africa. While in Africa, Moore noticed that women used a long piece of fabric to tie babies onto their backs. She returned to the United States in 1964 and with the help of her mother, Lucy Auckerman, designed a soft fabric carrier for Ann's newborn daughter Mande. Ann Moore is the inventor of the Snugli baby carrier. The collection contains original, master and reference videos documenting Moore's inventive career.