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George Washington Carver : in his own words

Author: George Washington Carver; Gary R Kremer
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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George Washington Carver (1864-1943) is best know for developing new uses for agricultural crops and teaching methods of soil improvement to southern farmers. This annotated selection of his letters and other writings reveals the forces that shaped his creative genius, including the influence of persistent racism. His letters also show us Carver's deep love for his fellow man, whether manifested in his efforts to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Personal correspondence
Electronic books
Correspondence
Named Person: George Washington Carver; George Washington Carver
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Washington Carver; Gary R Kremer
ISBN: 9780826273963 0826273963
OCLC Number: 1022846303
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 248 pages) : portraits.
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Second edition.
Contents: Introduction : Carver - the man and the myth --
Self-portraits : Carver's self-image over time --
The pre-Tuskegee years : Old friends remembered --
Tuskegee Institute : Carver and his coworkers --
The teacher as a motivator : Carver and his students --
The scientist as servant : "Helping the man farthest down" --
The scientist as mystic : "Reading God out of nature's great book" --
Carver : Black man in white America --
Carver and his boys --
Remembering George Washington Carver : An intimate portrait.
Responsibility: edited by Gary R. Kremer.

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