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Old ice house on First Street showing flood reaching building in 1942.

Old ice house on First Street showing flood reaching building in

Marzeliger’s final Lasting Machine model was able to produce 700 pairs of shoes each day. With Marzeliger’s invention consumers were able to purchase shoes at much lower prices and more jobs were available for workers.  Through adversity Marzeliger was able to change the shoe manufacturing industry; creating more jobs and making shoes more available to the public at a reasonable price.

Black Inventors and Innovators - Jan Matzeliger

In honor of Black History Month there are many Black Inventors and Innovators who have helped to change our world.

ALABİLDİĞİNE BETON

ALABİLDİĞİNE BETON

château de Nontron

château de Nontron

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. | Photograph shows washington irving's  house at 17th Street and Irving Place, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

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