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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 industry with the invention of the lasting machine. Matzeliger was ...

First Shoes Worn 40,000 Years Ago - LiveScience

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Jun 5, 2008 ... Humans started wearing shoes about 40,000 years ago, much earlier than previously thought, new ... Who Invented the Bicycle? High Heels ...

Jan Matzeliger - Inventor - Biography.com

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

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 revolutionized the shoemaking industry. He is a very highly regarded black ...

When were shoes first invented? - Ask.com

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The oldest surviving shoes are about 10000 years old, but anthropologists believe that humans may have begun wearing shoes around 40000 years ago.

Shoes of the 19th Century

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In 1858, Lyman R.Blake, a shoemaker, invented a machine for sewing the soles of shoes to the uppers. His patents were purchased by Gordon McKay, who ...

Who invented shoes for right and left feet? - Quora

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Jan 4, 2013 ... When we purchase shoes we have pairs (right and left). Before that we have " straight" shoes. I have tried to research who pioneered the ...

Who invented shoes? - Quora

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May 26, 2015 ... Shoes are less of an invention and more of an evolution. A variation of shoes have existed for 10000 years; the oldest being discovered in ...

The history of high heels — from Venice prostitutes to stilettos | New ...

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Jan 25, 2015 ... I don't know who invented the high heel,” said Marilyn Monroe, “but women owe ... The new book “Shoes: An Illustrated History” by Rebecca ...

The Fascinating History Of Footwear - All That Is Interesting

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Nov 26, 2013 ... From archeological and paleoarcheological evidence, experts hypothesize that shoes were invented around in the Middle Paleolithic period ...

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The History of Shoes - Inventors - About.com

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Lyman Reed Blake was an American inventor who invented a sewing machine for sewing the soles of shoes to the uppers. In 1858, he received a patent for his ...

10 Facts About the History of Shoes - Lifehack

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It wasn't until 1818, that the right shoe was invented. Until that time, there was no distinction between shoes made for left or right feet. The first pair of right and ...

Jan Ernst Matzeliger | African American Inventors | Scholastic.com

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