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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Ernst_Matzeliger

Jan Ernst Matzeliger (September 15, 1852 – August 24, 1889) was a revolutionary in the shoe industry with the invention of the lasting machine. Matzeliger was ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Discover more about Jan Ernst Matzeliger, the Surinamese inventor who patented a shoe lasting machine that increased the ... Did You Know?

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Background: Jan Ernst Matzeliger was born in Dutch Guiana, the South American country now called Suriname. ... Invention: In 1883, Matzeliger successfully invented what many before him had attempted: an automated ... Did You Know?

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Mar 23, 2012 ... Such is the case with Jan Matzeliger – the man who made it ... to repair complex machinery and often did so when accompanying his father to a ...

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Jan Matzeliger facts: Jan Matzeliger (1852-1889) revolutionized the ... Matzeliger did not live long enough to see the true impact of his lasting machine on the ...

www.britannica.com/biography/Jan-Ernst-Matzeliger

Jan Ernst Matzeliger: Inventor best known for his shoe-lasting machine that mechanically shaped the upper portions of shoes. Son of a Dutch father and a black ...

www.blackhistorymonth.org.uk/article/section/science-and-medicine/jan-ernst-matzeliger

Feb 18, 2016 ... Jan Ernst Matzeliger's invention was perhaps “the most important ... The question we should ask is why did the U.S. see fit to ignore his white ...

www.blackpast.org/aah/matzeliger-jan-e-1852-1887

Jan Ernst Matzeliger was born on September 15, 1852 in Surinam (South ... in this area, Matzeliger did not initially pursue a career in engineering or inventing.

people.seas.harvard.edu/~jones/mckay/matzeliger/matzeliger.html

Such is the case with Jan Matzeliger - the man who made it possible for ... Jan showed a remarkable ability to repair complex machinery and often did so when  ...