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Alexander Miles (May 18, 1838–May 7, 1918) was an African-American inventor who was best known for being awarded a patent for an automatically opening ...

Alexander Miles | African American Inventors | Scholastic.com

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Miles invented a mechanism that triggered the shaft doors to open and close along with the elevator doors, making the ride safer. Did You Know? The elevators ...

The Improved Elevator of Alexander Miles - Inventors - About.com

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Aug 9, 2016 ... Alexander Miles was a successful black businessman who invented a ... wealthiest black person in the Pacific Northwest, but that did not last.

Forgotten Duluthian Alexander Miles – Zenith City Online

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Feb 18, 2013 ... Alexander Miles, who lived in Duluth in the 1880s and 1890s, was ... The influence of Alexander's invention is still seen in modern ... I'm doing report and this is really helpful and just one thing what promplams did he face.

Alexander Miles was an African-American inventor who was best ...

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His elevator used wire ropes that did not break like those on previous elevators. He also ... Alexander Miles invented the automatic closing doors for elevators.

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Feb 2, 2012 ... Alexander Miles (Improved Elevator Shaft) ... Who Invented the Elevator? ... Honoring Dr. Carlos Castaneda by: Aerin Alexander & Dr. Miles ...

Who is Alexander Miles? (with picture) - wiseGEEK

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Sep 1, 2016 ... Alexander Miles was an African-American inventor who is best ... Watch the Did- You-Know slideshow ... He was awarded a US patent in 1887 for his design, although he was not the person who originally invented the concept ...

African American History: Alexander Miles | 3CHICSPOLITICO

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Feb 25, 2012 ... Alexander Miles was an African-American inventor who was best known ... 147,853 for the invention of the first automatic elevator door system.

On this day in 1887: Alexander Miles patents electric elevator | theGrio

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Oct 11, 2015 ... Miles did not invent the first elevator; however, he patented key design improvements that are still used today. Prior to Miles' invention of the ...

Black Time Travel | Alexander Miles created the automatic doors on ...

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Oct 27, 2015 ... Alexander Miles created the automatic doors on elevators ... Alexander Miles didn't invent the elevator, but he improved the way it functioned. ... Here are some horrible things George Washington did to black people – Heads ...

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Black Scientists in America- Alexander Miles - Black History

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Alexander Miles invented the automatic closing doors for elevators Alexander Miles was an African-American inventor who was best known for being awarded a ...

10 Facts about Alexander Miles | Fact File

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Dec 20, 2014 ... Facts about Alexander Miles talk about the famous African American ... Due to his famous invention, he listed his design of automatically ...

Alexander Miles - Black In History

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Alexander Miles Patented improvements/innovations to the elevator with a system for automatically opening and closing doors, saving lives in the process.