George Washington Carver in a black suit.




Chemist, Farmer, Invention, Inventor, Scholar, Scientist

George Washington Carver

Tuskegee, Alabama | 1896

Carver was Tuskegee Institute’s first Agriculture Director, where he pioneered the agricultural extension program. The scientist’s groundbreaking research on plant biology included developing new uses for crops such as peanuts, sweet potatoes, soybeans, and pecans.

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