Friday, March 23, 2012

Paper Bag Beginnings

Grocery Bags : Hands holding a shopping paper bag full of groceries, one hand pick out ripe mango, avocado, asparagus, carrots, radish, lime and lemon on a white background
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American botanist, educator, clergyman, and inventor Francis Wolle (1817-1893) invented the paper-bag-making machine in 1852.  American inventor Margaret Knight (1838-1914) invented the square-bottom paper-bag-folding machine in 1871.  For more information click here.

What did you learn today?

1 comment:

  1. Honestly i never know who invented the paper bag machine.Thanks for sharing it.Now a days paper bag is better than plastic for me as an echo friendly.


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