African American patents soil pulverizer


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Date: 
Tue, 1890-12-09

On this date in 1890 John P. Parker, African American businessman, and abolitionist patented the Soil Pulverizer.

This agricultural invention was a great asset to expediting farm harvesting.

Reference:
Created Equal: The Lives and Ideas of Black American Innovators
By James Michael Brodie
Copyright 1993, by Bill Adler Books, Inc.
William Morrow and Co. Inc., New York
ISBN 0-688-11536-5

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