George Washington Carver's Log Cabin Birthplace, Drawn from His Memories in 1937

Summary

An artist’s rendering of George W Carver’s birthplace became the inspiration for the memorial that Henry Ford built in 1942 in Greenfield Village. E.J. Cutler, who managed building relocations, received this photostat of the drawing from Tuskegee Institute in 1937. It is not signed by Carver, but given Carver’s artistic talents, he could have sketched the cabin from memory.

An artist’s rendering of George W Carver’s birthplace became the inspiration for the memorial that Henry Ford built in 1942 in Greenfield Village. E.J. Cutler, who managed building relocations, received this photostat of the drawing from Tuskegee Institute in 1937. It is not signed by Carver, but given Carver’s artistic talents, he could have sketched the cabin from memory.

Artifact

Stat (Copy)

Date Made

1937

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

37.806.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Reprographic processes

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

George Washington Carver Cabin

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