Web Results

Alexander Miles

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Miles

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 ...

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

inventors.about.com/od/blackinventors/fl/The-Improved-Elevator-of-Alexander-Miles.htm

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

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Alexander Miles Improved the Elevator&v=RrRKLi9MW14
Feb 2, 2012 ... Buy My Handmade Jewelry Here! http://www.ebay.com/usr/earspirations... Disclaimer: The information I am reading from is from the following ...

How Alexander Miles Changed Elevators

www.elevators.com/how-alexander-miles-changed-elevators/

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 ...

Forgotten Duluthian Alexander Miles – Zenith City Online

zenithcity.com/forgotten-duluthian-alexander-miles/

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

20 Black Inventions Over The Last 100 Years You May Not Know ...

atlantablackstar.com/2013/10/23/100-black-inventions-over-the-last-100-years-you-may-not-know-part-1/8/

Oct 23, 2013 ... Why It's Important: Although Miles may not have invented the first elevator, his design was very important. Alexander Miles improved the ...

Alexander Miles - Black In History

blackinhistory.tumblr.com/post/47739200832/alexander-miles

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

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

www.pinterest.com/pin/299067231482772467/

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  ...

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

www.pinterest.com/pin/10836855325422468/

Alexander Miles -Born 1838 Improved Method for Opening and Closing ... Miles: 1887 patent for an automatically opening and closing elevator door DESIGN.

Alexander Miles!! | Elevator, Inventors and Door Design - Pinterest

www.pinterest.com/pin/293719206917070470/

Alexander Miles improved the method of the opening and closing of elevator doors; and he improved the closing of the opening to the elevator shaft when an ...

More Info

Alexander Miles | African American Inventors | Scholastic.com

teacher.scholastic.com

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

Now blacks are claiming they invented the goddamn elevator ...

www.topix.com

African American inventor Alexander miles invented an improved ... Alexander Miles did not invent the first elevator, however, his design was ...

African American History: Alexander Miles | 3CHICSPOLITICO

3chicspolitico.com

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