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Story Of Alexander Miles Who Invented Automatic Elevator Doors In 1887

Story Of Alexander Miles Who Invented Automatic Elevator Doors In 1887

Alexander Miles, who contributed to the elevator industry, was a late-nineteenth-century African-American inventor who broke down racial barriers in the United States. Miles created an elevator that could open and close its own doors and the elevator shaft doors. The doors would move automatically when the elevator arrived or left a …

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