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George Washington Carver - Help for the Hard Times - Pamphlet

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George Carver, Help for the Hard Times

George Carver, Help for the Hard Times, Alabama: Tuskegee Institute, ca. 1916.

Botanist George Washington Carver, a former slave, contributed immensely to the understanding and development of the South's economic potential. Carver shared the results of his useful agricultural experiments--especially the peanut and the sweet potato--in pamphlets such as this one. In the preface, Booker T. Washington writes:

"I have asked Professor George W. Carver to make a careful study of the condition and needs of the farmers in Macon and surrounding counties and to publish something that will be of immediate and practical help to the farmers in this section. It will pay, in my opinion, for every man interested in farming...to read carefully the suggestions which Prof. Carver has made."

You can read a copy of Help for Hard Times below. Click next to advance pages, eight pages total.

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