FINDING George Washington Carver

Moon, Georgia
February 2008
Guideposts;Feb2008, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p85
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of meeting celebrated plant scientist George Washington Carver during the depression era.


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