Henry Brown: Modern Day Fireproof Safe

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Henry Brown patented a “receptacle for storing and preserving papers on November 2, 1886” This was a fire and accident safe container made of forged metal, which could be sealed with a lock and key.

http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blbrown.htm

http://atlantablackstar.com/2013/10/23/100-black-inventions-over-the-last-100-years-you-may-not-know-part-1/2/

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