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1897 in rail transport

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This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1897. Contents. [ hide]. 1 Events ... August 17 – W. B. Purvis is awarded a patent for an electric railroad switch. August 2...

William Purvis - The Fountain Pens of William Purvis - Inventors

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William Purvis invented an improvement to the fountain pen.

William B. Purvis (1838 - 1914) - Find A Grave Memorial

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Dec 23, 2010 ... Birth: Aug. 12, 1838. Pennsylvania, USA. Death: Aug. 10, 1914. Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA. African-American ...

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Mar 14, 2010 ... This video was done to promote black history month education at Mt Gilead Missionary Baptist church. displaying the who came up with the ...

Day 23 William B. Purvis – 28 days of Black History in Technology ...

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Feb 23, 2011 ... William B. Purvis (Date of birth unknown) he was an inventor in the late 1800's. He was a African American inventor who decided to make a ...

Fountain Pen Patent awarded | African American Registry

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On this date in 1890, William B. Purvis was awarded a patent for a fountain pen. Purvis was from Philadelphia and obtained his first patent on a paper bag ...

Inventor William B. Purvis invented the fountain pen (writer's gadget ...

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Inventor William B. Purvis invented the fountain pen (writer's gadget) On January 7, 1890 W.B. Purvis as he was also known received a patent (419065) for the ...

ionsByAfricanAmericansThatHelpedShapeCivilization3-2015 - 22nd ...

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W.B. Purvis' original pocket fountain pen had its own ink reservoir that consistently fed ink to the pen's point. The reservoir could also be refilled if needed.

Patent US519349 - Paper-bag machine - Google Patents

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(No Model.) Y 2 Sheets-Sheet 2. W. B. PURVIS. PAPER BAG- MACHINE. No. 519,349.` Patented May 8,1894. www Q9 @M Ama ma. y. WILLIAM R. PURvIs, OE ...

Patent US460093 - William b - Google Patents

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W. B. PURVIS. PAPER BAG MACHINE.-. Vz/l//l/l//l//l/ (No Model.) l N11-n ees es YME NRWIS PIYERS Cot, MOTLITND., WASNINGfDN, D. Cv. UNITED STATES ...

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William Purvis | The Black Inventor Online Museum

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Nov 26, 2012 ... William Purvis realized how much of an inconvenience it was to have to carry around a bottle of ink whenever you needed to sign a contract or ...

William B. Purvis-Today's Black History Month Highlight ...

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Feb 10, 2011 ... On January 7, 1890, W.B. Purvis, one of our great African-American inventors, received a patent for the fountain pen. Purvis saw the need for a ...

THROUGH ZENA'S EYES - BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2011: Feb 19 ...

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Feb 19, 2011 ... W.B. Purvis Invented the Fountain Pen. Philip B. Downing Invented the Mailbox. Two of my friends had babies this week, and two friends have ...