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Alexander Miles

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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 and closing elevator door design in 1887 ...

Alexander Miles - The Improved Elevator of Alexander Miles

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Alexander Miles did not invent the first elevator, however, his design was very important. Alexander Miles improved the method of the opening and closing of ...

How Alexander Miles Changed Elevators

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Oct 13, 2015 ... Miles did not invent the first elevator, but he made improvements that are still in use today. Before Miles invented the electric elevator, elevators ...

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The Man Behind the Closing Doors | Elevator World Unplugged

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Feb 11, 2015 ... Be it known that I, ALEXANDER MILES, a citizen of the United States, ... have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Elevators, ...

Forgotten Duluthian Alexander Miles – Zenith City Online

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Feb 18, 2013 ... Duluthian Alexander Miles solved this problem by inventing an improved mechanism to open and close elevator doors automatically when the ...

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.

Black Scientists in America- Alexander Miles - Black History

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

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 ...

Alexander Miles (1838-1918) What He Invented: The Modern-Day ...

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Why It's Important: Although Miles may not have invented the first elevator, his design was very important. Alexander Miles improved the method of the opening  ...

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Alexander Miles | African American Inventors | Scholastic.com

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

African American History: Alexander Miles | 3CHICSPOLITICO

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Feb 25, 2012 ... Alexander Miles was an African-American inventor who was best known for being ... Alexander Miles is known for improving the elevator.

Who is Alexander Miles? (with picture) - wiseGEEK

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Jun 13, 2016 ... Alexander Miles's improvement to the elevator was basically a matter of structure. His device worked by attaching a flexible belt to the elevator ...