Pamphlet, "How to Grow the Peanut and 105 Ways of Preparing it for Human Consumption," by George Washington Carver, May 1917

Summary

George Washington Carver directed the agricultural Experiment Station at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. As part of his work, Carver wrote what he called "threefold" agricultural bulletins: they included information for the farmer, for the teacher, and for the housewife. This bulletin on growing and cooking peanuts, along with Carver's other advocacy work, helped popularize the peanut as a useful and nutritious crop for Southern farmers.

George Washington Carver directed the agricultural Experiment Station at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. As part of his work, Carver wrote what he called "threefold" agricultural bulletins: they included information for the farmer, for the teacher, and for the housewife. This bulletin on growing and cooking peanuts, along with Carver's other advocacy work, helped popularize the peanut as a useful and nutritious crop for Southern farmers.

Artifact

Bulletin

Date Made

May 1917

Subject Date

May 1917

Creators

Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943 

Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute 

Place of Creation

United States, Alabama, Tuskegee 

Creator Notes

Written by George Washington Carver, published by the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute.

Collection Title

Henry Ford Office Papers 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.285.9

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 9 in

Width: 6 in

Inscriptions

front cover: Experiment Station Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute Tuskegee Institute, Alabama Printed by Tuskegee students from funds supplied by the Ash Fund established in memory of Mrs. Ellen L. Ash

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