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Jan Ernst Matzeliger

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Jan Ernst Matzeliger (September 15, 1852 – August 24, 1889) was a revolutionary in the shoe ... He had some interest in mechanics in his native country, but his efforts at inventing a shoe-las...

Jan Matzeliger - Inventor - Biography.com

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Apr 3, 2014 ... Synopsis. Jan Matzeliger was born in Paramaribo (now Suriname) in 1852. Matzeliger settled in the United States in 1873 and trained as a ...

Jan Matzeliger Facts - Biography - YourDictionary

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Jan Matzeliger (1852-1889) revolutionized the shoemaking industry with his invention .... Matzeliger did not live long enough to see the true impact of his lasting ...

Jan Ernst Matzeliger | Dutch inventor | Britannica.com

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Son of a Dutch father and a black Surinamese mother, Matzeliger began work as a sailor on a merchant ship at the age of 19 and after about six years settled in ...

Jan Matzeliger

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Such is the case with Jan Matzeliger - the man who made it possible for ... Jan showed a remarkable ability to repair complex machinery and often did so when  ...

Jan Ernst Matzeliger Biography (1852-1889) - How Products Are Made

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Biography of Jan Ernst Matzeliger. ... When Jan Matzeliger came to work in the shoe factories, no machinehad been invented that could complete the lasting ...

Jan Matzeliger's inventions are used today | African American Registry

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*This date marks the birth of Jan Matzeliger in 1852. He was an African American inventor best known for his shoe-lasting machine that mechanically shaped the ...

Jan Matzeliger and the History of Shoe Production - Inventors

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Jun 29, 2015 ... Jan Matzeliger was an immigrant cobbler working in a shoe factory in New England when he invented a new process that changed ...

Jan Ernst Matzeliger Biography at Black History Now - Black ...

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May 29, 2011 ... 1852 – 1889 Jan Matzeliger invented a shoe manufacturing ... friends, and was rebuffed by several local churches which did not accept Blacks.

Jan Matzeliger - Inventor of the Automatic Shoe Laster | Great Black ...

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Nov 25, 2011 ... ... hand so he invented the automated shoe laster which revolutionized and ... Such is the case with Jan Matzeliger, the man who made it possible for ... and often did so when accompanying his dad to a manufacturing plant.

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Jan Matzeliger - Inventor of the Automatic Shoe Laster | The Black ...

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Mar 23, 2012 ... Jan Matzeliger was the inventor of the automatic shoe laster which ... to repair complex machinery and often did so when accompanying his ...

Jan Ernst Matzeliger | African American Inventors | Scholastic.com

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Background: Jan Ernst Matzeliger was born in Dutch Guiana, the South American country now called Suriname. ... Invention: In 1883, Matzeliger successfully invented what many before him had attempted: an automated ... Did You Know?

Matzeliger, Jan E. (1852-1887) | The Black Past: Remembered and ...

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Jan Ernst Matzeliger was born on September 15, 1852 in Surinam (South ... in this area, Matzeliger did not initially pursue a career in engineering or inventing.