Pamphlet, "Nature's Garden for Victory and Peace," by George Washington Carver, March 1942

Summary

George Washington Carver directed the agricultural Experiment Station at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. As part of his work, Carver wrote agricultural bulletins. In this bulletin, his last, Carver expanded on the value of wild edibles, one of his favorite topics. He encouraged readers to rely on wild plants if the war caused produce shortages. Carver believed that nature had already provided everything we needed to live well.

George Washington Carver directed the agricultural Experiment Station at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. As part of his work, Carver wrote agricultural bulletins. In this bulletin, his last, Carver expanded on the value of wild edibles, one of his favorite topics. He encouraged readers to rely on wild plants if the war caused produce shortages. Carver believed that nature had already provided everything we needed to live well.

Artifact

Pamphlet

Date Made

March 1942

Subject Date

March 1942

Creators

Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943 

Tuskegee Institute 

Place of Creation

United States, Alabama, Tuskegee 

Creator Notes

Written by George Washington Carver, published by the Tuskegee Institute.

Collection Title

Irving R. Bacon Papers 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

84.1.1657.1

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.938 in

Width: 6 in

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