A black man praised by white America-George Washington Carver (1864-1943) was an anomaly in his own time. Now available in paperback, this choice selection of Carver's writings reveals the human side of the famous black scientist, as well as the forces that shaped his creative genius.
Gary R. Kremer, a professor of history at Lincoln University from 1972 to 1988, now serves as Missouri's State Archivist and is a member of the history faculty at William Woods College in Fulton, Missouri. He is also the atuhor James Milton Turner and the Promise of America: The Public Life of a Post-Civil War Black Leader (University of Missouri Press).
"These documents are carefully edited and arranged in proper context with very helpful and perceptive editorial comments, offering the opportunity for readers to study Carver, the man, in his own words. . . . It is well done and will be of special interest to persons and libraries seeking authoritative material about black Americans."--Choice
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