George Washington Carver: A Biography, 1st Edition

  • Gary R. Kremer
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  • ISBN-10: 0313347972
  • ISBN-13: 9780313347979
  • DDC: 630.92
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 202 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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George Washington Carver's grave bears the inscription: "He could have added fortune to fame, but caring for neither, he found happiness and honor in being helpful to the world." A true pioneer, Carver dedicated his life to applying science and technology to better the lives of ordinary people.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Greenwood Biographies.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
Timeline: Events in the Life of George Washington Carver.
1: Early Years.
2: Wandering and Wondering.
3: The Iowa State Years.
4: Trouble at Tuskegee.
5: Carver the Teacher.
6: The Effort to Transform Southern Agriculture.
7: World War I.
8: The Peanut Man.
9: Carver and His Boys.
10: Suffering Humanity.
11: Dealing with the Great Depression.
12: The Final Years.
13: George Washington Carver in American Memory.
Selected Bibliography.
About the Author.