Oscar E. Brown

Oscar E. Brown

Born: Buffalo, NY  Unkown

Invention:

Allowed the horse to walk for miles on hard surfaces without wearing down their hooves.

Personal Bio

African-AmericanInventos.org
Oscar E Brown patented an improved double or compound horseshoe, which consisted of; an upper shoe secured to the hoof of the animal and a lower auxiliary shoe irremovable attached to the upper shoe. The object of invention was the provision of a secure and reliable lock for fastening the lower shoe to the upper shoe, which will permit the lower shoe to be readily applied and removed from the upper shoe whenever it becomes necessary to renew the lower shoe or resharpen it calks. U.S. Patent 481,271

Cited:
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Alexander
Alexander Miles
Alfred
Alfred L. Cralle
Andrew
Andrew Beard
Augustus
Augustus Jackson
Benjamin
Benjamin Banneker
Bessie
Bessie Blount
David
David Crosthwait
Dr.
Dr. Carter G. Woodson
Dr.
Dr. Daniel H. Williams
Dr.
Dr. James E. West
Dr.
Dr. Richard Drew
Dr.
Dr. Shirley Jackson
Dr.
Dr. Vivien T. Thomas
Earl
Earl Lucas
Elijah
Elijah McCoy
Fredrick
Fredrick Jones
Garrett
Garrett A. Morgan
George
George "Speck" Crum
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