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Alexander Miles - Wikipedia


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


(Late 1830s–1918). Miles's automatic elevator doors dramatically improved passenger safety. Background: Miles's exact birthplace and birthdate are unknown.

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


Aug 9, 2016 ... Alexander Miles was a successful black businessman who invented a mechanism that improved elevator safety in 1887. Learn about his ...

10 Facts about Alexander Miles | Fact File


Dec 20, 2014 ... Facts about Alexander Miles talk about the famous African American inventor. In 1887, Miles got a patent for his elevator door design. It can be ...

Black Inventors: Innovators Who Changed the Way We Live - The Root


Feb 21, 2014 ... ... inspiring look at the genius of 19th-century black inventors. Previous Next images2Fslides2FHenry-Blair-djs_1. Courtesy of biography.com ...

Matthew Henson - Explorer - Biography.com


Mar 31, 2016 ... American explorer Matthew Alexander Henson was born on August 8, 1866, ... the team was able to sail within 175 miles of the North Pole.

Alexander Lucius Twilight - Educator, Minister, Preacher - Biography ...


Apr 2, 2014 ... Learn more about Alexander Lucius Twilight, the first black U.S. college ... at Middlebury College, located roughly 30 miles east of Randolph.

Top Ten Black Inventors (You Didn't Know About) | The Village


Feb 27, 2015 ... Alexander Miles—improved elevator ... -american-inventors-woman-famous- scientists-black-pictures-female-biography-inventions-22.shtml.

A.A. Milne - Writer - Biography.com


Aug 6, 2014 ... A.A. Milne was born Alan Alexander Milne on January 18, 1882, in London, England. He and his two older brothers were raised in London by ...

Jacques Cartier - Explorer - Biography.com


Jul 8, 2014 ... Jacques Cartier - Mini Biography (TV-14; 2:53) French navigator ... and that a great river, said to be about 2,000 miles long, possibly led to Asia.

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Black Scientists in America- Alexander Miles - Black History


Alexander Miles was an African-American inventor who was best known for being awarded a patent for an automatically opening and closing elevator door ...

Who was Alexander Miles? | Reference.com


Alexander Miles was an African-American inventor who was awarded a patent in 1887 for an automatically opening and ... What is Alexander Miles' biography?

David Alexander Miles Andrews (1863 - 1943) - Find A Grave ...


Apr 18, 2012 ... David Alexander Miles Andrews son of David William Andrews and Louise ... Matthew Miles Andrews 1887-1938 ... Birth Date: about 1870