George Washington Carver, a life wrapped up in flowers

December 2008
Iowa Heritage Illustrated;Winter2008, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p184
The article presents information about botanist George Washington Carver, who was a student and faculty member at Iowa State College in Ames, Iowa. At the school, Carver focuses his studies and teaching on breeding plants and on plant pathology. Carver left Iowa in 1896 to join the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. A reprint of a newspaper article that Carver wrote in 1896 is included. It is also noted that an exhibit named after Carver is on display at the State Historical Building in Des Moines, Iowa until November 2, 2008.


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