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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Ernst_Matzeliger

Jan Ernst Matzeliger (September 15, 1852 – August 24, 1889) was a Surinamese revolutionary in the shoe industry with the invention of the lasting machine.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoe

A shoe is an item of footwear intended to protect and comfort the human foot while the wearer is .... A shoe stitching machine was invented by the American Lyman Blake in 1856 and perfected by 1864. Entering into partnership with McKay, his ...

www.biography.com/people/jan-matzeliger-21317107

Apr 2, 2014 ... Discover more about Jan Ernst Matzeliger, the Surinamese inventor who patented a shoe lasting machine that increased the availability of ...

www.who-invented-the.technology/shoes.htm

Find out WHO invented Shoes. WHEN the first Shoes was invented with a History Timeline. Discover WHY the invention of Shoes was so important.

www.livescience.com/4964-shoes-worn-40-000-years.html

Jun 5, 2008 ... Humans started wearing shoes about 40,000 years ago, much earlier than previously thought, new anthropological research suggests.

www.quora.com/Who-invented-shoes

Shoes are less of an invention and more of an evolution. A variation of shoes have existed for 10,000 years; the oldest being discovered in Oregon worn by early ...

teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory/inventors/matzeliger.htm

Matzeliger's machine brought shoes to the masses. ... Invention: In 1883, Matzeliger successfully invented what many before him had attempted: an automated ...

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blackinventor.com/jan-matzeliger

Mar 23, 2012 ... Such is the case with Jan Matzeliger – the man who made it possible for ordinary citizens to purchase shoes. Jan Matzeliger was born in Dutch ...