Saturday, June 7, 2008

WHO INVENTED THE MACHINE USED TO STITCH SOLES TO SHOES?




Jan Earnst Matzeliger 1852-1889
He Revolutionized the Shoe Industry
-He invented a machine that automatically stitched shoe leather to the sole of the shoe.52
-His machine could produce up to 700 shoes a day whereas an expert hand laser could only produce 50.53

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