sciencesoup:  Badass Scientist of the Week: George Washington Carver George Washington Carver (1864–1943) was a botanist, an agricultural researcher and an educator. He was born on a small farm near Diamond Grove, Missouri, where his mother and brother were the only slaves of Moses and Susan Carver. When he was a baby, his mother was taken by Confederate night-raiders, and the Carvers raised the two boys as their own. George became interested in nature at a young age but schools were ...

sciencesoup: Badass Scientist of the Week: George Washington Carver George Washington Carver (1864–1943) was a botanist, an agricultural researcher and an educator. He was born on a small farm near Diamond Grove, Missouri, where his mother and brother were the only slaves of Moses and Susan Carver. When he was a baby, his mother was taken by Confederate night-raiders, and the Carvers raised the two boys as their own. George became interested in nature at a young age but schools were ...

George Washington Carver, who was born a slave, lived a fruitful life of service to others because he knew the secret of returning good for evil. ~ to read a 1-minute devotion about this man, click the image and when it enlarges, click again.

George Washington Carver, who was born a slave, lived a fruitful life of service to others because he knew the secret of returning good for evil. ~ to read a 1-minute devotion about this man, click the image and when it enlarges, click again.

"The George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center is dedicated to the collection, preservation, research and exhibition of African-American historical and cultural material."

"The George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center is dedicated to the collection, preservation, research and exhibition of African-American historical and cultural material."

Professor George Washington Carver - "One of the most thoroughly scientific men of the Negro race."

Professor George Washington Carver - "One of the most thoroughly scientific men of the Negro race."

African-American scientist George Washington Carver pioneered agricultural research on his journey from slavery to scientific discovery. Learn more at Biography.com.

African-American scientist George Washington Carver pioneered agricultural research on his journey from slavery to scientific discovery. Learn more at Biography.com.

George Washington Carver (January 1864[1][2] – January 5, 1943), was an American scientist, botanist, educator, and inventor. The exact day and year of his birth are unknown; he is believed to have been born into slavery in Missouri in January 1864.[1]    Carver's reputation is based on his research into and promotion of alternative crops to cotton, such as peanuts, soybeans and sweet potatoes.

George Washington Carver (January 1864[1][2] – January 5, 1943), was an American scientist, botanist, educator, and inventor. The exact day and year of his birth are unknown; he is believed to have been born into slavery in Missouri in January 1864.[1] Carver's reputation is based on his research into and promotion of alternative crops to cotton, such as peanuts, soybeans and sweet potatoes.

George Washington Carver Portrait 1906 Photo of George Washington Carver, half-length portrait, facing right, at Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama. By: Frances Benjamin Johnston

George Washington Carver Portrait 1906 Photo of George Washington Carver, half-length portrait, facing right, at Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama. By: Frances Benjamin Johnston

[George Washington Carver, half-length portrait, facing right, Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama]

[George Washington Carver, half-length portrait, facing right, Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama]

George Washington Carver - God spoke to this man often. He invented so many things. Please read about this awesome man!

George Washington Carver - God spoke to this man often. He invented so many things. Please read about this awesome man!

George Washington Carver & Staff Portrait Portrait photo of George Washington Carver, seated on steps, facing front, with staff. By:Frances Benjamin Johnston

George Washington Carver & Staff Portrait Portrait photo of George Washington Carver, seated on steps, facing front, with staff. By:Frances Benjamin Johnston

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