Henry Ford Inscribing Cement Block at Dedication of George Washington Carver Museum, March 1941

Summary

Henry and Clara Ford helped formally dedicate the George Washington Carver Museum at Tuskegee, Alabama in March 1941. Dr. Carver watched as the Fords signed their names into a cement block. Bottles of soybeans and plant-based plastic automobile parts inserted in the block signified the lifetime of agricultural discoveries by the scientist and their innovative applications by the industrialist.

Henry and Clara Ford helped formally dedicate the George Washington Carver Museum at Tuskegee, Alabama in March 1941. Dr. Carver watched as the Fords signed their names into a cement block. Bottles of soybeans and plant-based plastic automobile parts inserted in the block signified the lifetime of agricultural discoveries by the scientist and their innovative applications by the industrialist.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.25 in

Width: 10 in

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