George Washington Carver, American, 1864 - 1943 Search this
paper; ink (bright red violet); adhesive / engraving
United States of America
January 5, 1948
This George Washington Carver Issue stamp depicts Dr. George Washington Carver, a scientist, botanist, educator and inventor. He studied alternative crops to cotton, such as peanuts and soybeans, as well as crop rotation, and taught at the Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama. This stamp was issued on the fifth anniversary of his death.
United States; George Washington Carver; African American; science; botany; inventor; education; cotton; peanuts; slavery; Tuskegee Institute