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Dr. Carver’s work resulted in the creation of more than 300 products from peanuts, and he discovered more than 100 uses for the sweet potato.


He was one of America’s greatest inventors, and was named director of Agricultural Experiment Station authorized for Tuskegee by Alabama Legislature. Carver also advised Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi on matters of agriculture and nutrition.


In addition to being a pioneering agriculturalist, an excellent scientist, inventor and humble humanitarian, Carver was also an accomplished pianist and award-winning artist. His artwork was exhibited at the World's Fair in 1893.

George Washington Carver was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. The George Washington Carver National Monument was the first national monument dedicated to an African American and first to a non-president.

The George Washington Carver National Monument now stands in Diamond, Missouri. 

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