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Joseph Richard Winters (August 29, 1824 – November 29, 1916) was an ... 1878 received U.S. Patent number 203,517 for a wagon-mounted fire escape ladder. ... cited that Winters was the original...


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Also see: http://www.littleafrica.com/resources/inventors.htm , http://www.si.edu/ resource/faq/nmah/afinvent.htm .... Helicopter. J.B. Winters. Fire escape ladder ...

African American Inventors

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Cellular phone. Hugh McDonald. Rocket catapult. Issac R. Johnson. Bicycle frame. J. Gregory. Motor. J. Standard. Refrigerator. J.B. Winters. Fire escape ladder.

DID U KNOW WE INVENTED THAT? (a partial list of black inventions ...


24 Dr. Charles Drew Invented Blood Banks And Established Them Around The World 1940 25 Dr. Daniel ... 70 J.B. Winters Fire Escape Ladder

On May 7, 1878, the fire escape ladder was patented by Joseph Winters. Joseph Winters invented a wagon-mounted fire escape ladder for the city of Chambersburg, PA. US patent #203,517 granted on May 7, 1878. US patent #214,224 granted on April 8, 1879. More »
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Black Inventors of America - AALBC.com


As referenced in Black Inventors of America: (A) ... Fire Escape Ladder J.B. Winters, May 7, 1878. Fire Extinguisher T. Marshall, October 26, 1872. Folding Bed ...

LittleAfrica.com - Black Inventors...Extraordinary Inventions!


These inventors took advantage of their. God-given talents to create products that ... Fire Escape Ladder. J.B. Winters. Motor. J. Gregory. Telephone. Transmitter.



Rufus J. Weaver Stairclimbing wheelchair. Morris B. William's Polym. water Reduct.paint. Paul E Williams Helicopter J.B. Winters Fire escape ladder ...

Black Inventors and Their Inventions - Facts On File History ...


This table lists over 175 machines, devices, and processes that ...

The mistreatment of Black students


In1885, two Black inventors, L S. Burridge and N.R. Marsham, invented the typewriter · J. Gregory ... J.B. Winters invented the fire escape ladder

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The History of the Fire Escape Ladder | eHow


The fire escape ladder was invented by Joseph Winters in 1878. Back then he used a wagon to hoist the ladder, which was designed for the Pennsylvania city of ...

Learning from The Past - Maryland State Archives


The many faces of great African Americans inventors. .... that's when Joseph Winters invented a wagon mounted fire escape ladder. ... He invented a fire escape ladder that was mounted on fire wagons for the city of Chambersburg, Pa in 1878.

What did Joseph Winters improve for the fire escape ladders ...


Joseph Winters invented the fire escape ladder that was mounted on fire wagons in 1878. The ladder was collapsible, so it wouldn't...

Black or Afro-American Inventors PATENT AND INVENTION INDEX


Black or Afro-American Inventors. PATENT ... Allen, J. B.. Clothes Line ... Bailes, Wm. Ladder Scaffold-Support ..... Portable Fire Escape .... Winters, J. B.. Fire ...

BLACK INVENTORS Black People - Personal.psu.edu


people to civilization, science, and invention are so extensive that it is not possible to live a full .... November 2, 1880. FIRE ESCAPE LADDER. J.B. WINTERS.