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Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Depicts:
George Washington Carver, American, 1864 - 1943  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (bright red violet); adhesive / engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 5, 1948
Description:
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
Topic:
Science  Search this
Technology & Inventions  Search this
Food & Agriculture  Search this
Plants  Search this
Black Heritage  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
1980.2493.4017
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm838429ffd-41b1-4ebd-9462-fa708b72c08b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1980.2493.4017