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  • Patrick Carr, the founder of the Elevator Historical Society, and his associate director, Daniel Levinson Wilk, "advanced the hot take that it was another Otis, a Massachusetts inventor named Otis Tufts, who deserved more credit for the introduction of the elevator as a passenger conveyance" than Elisha Otis, the founder of the Otis Elevator Company.
    Nick Paumgarten, "Love of the Elevator," New Yorker, May 16, 2016, p. 34

    May 30, 2016