Pamphlet, "Some Possibilities of the Cow Pea in Macon County, Alabama," by George Washington Carver, 1910

Summary

Among George Washington Carver's scientific contributions were the bulletins he issued from the Experiment Station of the Alabama state extension service that he established at the Tuskegee Institute. Carver wrote what he called "threefold" agricultural bulletins, with information for farmers, teachers, and housewives. This bulletin taught readers that cow peas were good for depleted soils as well as good to eat.

Among George Washington Carver's scientific contributions were the bulletins he issued from the Experiment Station of the Alabama state extension service that he established at the Tuskegee Institute. Carver wrote what he called "threefold" agricultural bulletins, with information for farmers, teachers, and housewives. This bulletin taught readers that cow peas were good for depleted soils as well as good to eat.

Artifact

Bulletin

Date Made

1910

Subject Date

1910

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

64.167.285.23

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: 8.75 in

Width: 6.125 in

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