Black History Month
Washington Carver was born into slavery in Diamond, Missouri, around
1864. The exact year and date of his birth are unknown. Carver
went on to
become one of the most prominent scientists and inventors of
his time, as well as a teacher at the Tuskegee Institute. Carver devised
100 products using one of these crops—the peanut—including
dyes, plastics and gasoline. He died in 1943.
Name This Influential Person in Black History:
held over 60 patents with most pertaining to refrigeration. His portable
air conditioner was used in World War 2 to preserve medicine
and blood serum.