How Margaret E. Knight Became An Inventor
From Library Staff
Mattie Knight loved to make things ranging from a foot warmer for her mother or toys for her older brothers. Or, when she was 12, a metal guard to prevent shuttles from shooting off looms and hurting workers. Later, Mattie invented a machine that could cut and glue the square-bottomed paper bags ... Read More »
It started with a paper bag, actually with the machine that folded bags. Mattie had to prove she was its inventor, but once she did, there was no stopping her.