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Shoes for everyone : a story about Jan Matzeliger / by Barbara Mitchell ; illustrations by Hetty Mitchell.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library JB MATZELIGER 000076716 Children's Library -- Biography Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0876142900 (lib. bdg.) :
  • Physical Description: 63 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c1986.

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Summary, etc.:
A biography of the half-Dutch/half-black Surinamese man who, despite the hardships and prejudice he found in his new Massachusetts home, invented a shoe-lasting machine that revolutionized the shoe industry in the late nineteenth century.
Subject: Matzeliger, Jan Ernst, d. 1889 > Juvenile literature.
Matzeliger, Jan Ernst, d. 1889.
Shoe industry > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Afro-American inventors > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Inventors.
Shoe industry > Biography.
Afro-Americans > Biography.