This week in black history

October 1997
Jet;10/13/97, Vol. 92 Issue 21, p20
Focuses on people and events that made Afro-American history in October. Frederick Douglass arriving in Haiti on October 8, 1889 to serve as US minister to Haiti; Isaac Johnson receiving a patent for the bicycle frame on October 10, 1899; United Negro College Fund founder Dr. Frederick D. Patterson born on October 10, 1901; Alexander Miles receiving a patent on October 11, 1887 for the elevator.


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