Collection comprises one manuscript
letter, with envelope, from George Washington Carver, noted African American agricultural
chemist, to Dana H. Johnson. The letter, which is friendly and informal, concerns the
domestic life of Johnson. It is written on letterhead of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial
George Washington Carver was a noted African American agricultural chemist. Often cited as
the inventor of peanut butter, Carver also served as Director of Agriculture at Tuskegee
Normal and Industrial Institute and made important advances in agriculture. He was born near
Diamond Grove, Missouri, in 1864, and died in 1943.
0.2 Linear Feet
(1 oversize folder)
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Collection open for research.