What’s the George Washington Carver Museum?

The George Washington Carver Museum in Dothan, Alabama honors African American inventors, explorers, and scientists, including George Washington Carver himself. Exhibits showcase early black invention in the Southern US, scientific contributions, and explorations. The museum also highlights the inventions of numerous black inventors, including the blood bank, the lawn mower, and the refrigerator. Carver’s work […]

Who’s G. Washington Carver?

George Washington Carver was an African American scientist born into slavery in the 19th century. He was raised by his owners, who encouraged his intellectual pursuits. He studied agriculture and became a teacher in Tuskegee, Alabama, where he helped poor farmers improve their crops and lives. He discovered over 100 uses for sweet potatoes and […]

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