Frank and Lillian Gilbreth: Motion Engineers

March 6, 1980 – April 30, 1980

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor Floor Plan

Highlighted is a chronocyclegraph, a device invented by the Gilbreths to study the hand and arm motions of industrial workers. Also on view are other items associated with the couple, whose attempts to efficiently organize their 11 children is told in the book Cheaper by the Dozen.