Published April 29, 2017
Physically, at least, Singer was well fitted for the stage. His handsome face helped–square jaw, gray eyes, massive brow framed by thick auburn hair–but …
Published April 26, 2017
THE GOLDEN SHOWER
Following these decisions, Howe’s opponents turned on each other and squabbled among themselves for several years more, but Howe’s rights were …
Published April 23, 2017
CHAPTER TWO – ELIAS HOWE
Most accounts of Elias Howe and his sewing machine are well suited for schoolchildren, who may learn through them …
Published April 20, 2017
DRAGGED INTO THE FIGHT
One day in July 1850, as Walter Hunt was talking with a group of men in Dunlap’s Hotel in New …
Published April 17, 2017
The lack of promise in his career as a machinist contributed to his depression in these years. It was only too clear that the …
Published April 14, 2017
Most accounts of Elias Howe and his sewing machine are well suited for schoolchildren, who may learn through them the traditional story of success …
Published April 11, 2017
An intelligent stranger who wanted to carry on a debate about religion was always welcome in Hunt’s shop, and Jackson soon had all he …
Published April 8, 2017
By the late 1830s Hunt’s sewing machine was more or less forgotten by almost everyone, except, temporarily, by the inventor himself. Following the years …
Published April 5, 2017
“I remember,” continued Arrowsmith, “that when Walter Hunt worked the machine after he had it fully completed it usually worked well, though it appeared …
Published April 2, 2017
Many parts of Saint’s machine were similar to those of modern ones. The material to be sewn lay flat, and was acted upon by …