George Washington Carver Carrying a Potted Plant, Tuskegee Institute, 1939

Summary

George Washington Carver, the agricultural scientist and educator, lived in a classroom, research and guest house building at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama called Dorothy Hall. He had rooms upstairs and a laboratory downstairs. This snapshot of Carver shows him, plant in hand, in front of Dorothy Hall in the late 1930s.

George Washington Carver, the agricultural scientist and educator, lived in a classroom, research and guest house building at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama called Dorothy Hall. He had rooms upstairs and a laboratory downstairs. This snapshot of Carver shows him, plant in hand, in front of Dorothy Hall in the late 1930s.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

29 April 1939

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

00.1334.159

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 3.25 in

Width: 5 in

Inscriptions

Faded ink stamp on back reads April 29 1939

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