George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver 1864(?)-1943. Agricultural chemist Carver discovered over 300 uses for peanuts and many uses for soybeans, pecans and sweet potatoes. He attended Simpson College in Indianola and transferred to Iowa State College. He taught there for a brief period.


What is your Iowa pathway? Start your investigation by selecting a topic from the list above.

Media Artifacts

Navigation Tip:
Before digging in, check out how the page is organized. What are the main navigation buttons? What stays the same on every page?