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George Washington Carver

Botanist, Inventor, Educator (c. 1860 — 5-Jan-1943)


Harry J. Albus. The Peanut Man: The Life of George Washington Carver. Grand Rapids, MI: W. B. Eerdmans Pub. Co.. 1948. 89pp.

Margaret VanVecten Saunders Holt. George Washington Carver: An American Biography. New York: Doubleday, Doran. 1943. 342pp.

Gary R. Kremer. George Washington Carver: In His Own Words. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press. 1987. 208pp.

David Manber. Wizard of Tuskegee: The Life of George Washington Carver. New York: Crowell-Collier Press. 1967. 168pp.

Linda O. McMurry. George Washington Carver: Scientist & Symbol. Oxford University Press. 1981. 313pp.

Basil Miller. George Washington Carver: God's Ebony Scientist. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House. 1943. 166pp.

John Perry. Unshakable Faith: Booker T. Washington & George Washington Carver. Sisters, OR: Multnomah Publishers. 1999. 387pp.

Augusta Stevenson. George Carver: Boy Scientist. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co.. 1943. 202pp.


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  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.188)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.270)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.182)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.120)

  11. 100 Greatest African Americans: A Biographical Encyclopedia (pp.75-77)

  12. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.356)

  13. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.121)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.93)

  15. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.90)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.44)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.123)

  18. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.79)

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