FACTS ABOUT GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER
1. Carver wanted to improve the economic status of African Americans.
2. He was a religious man and believed that his scientific work strengthened his faith.
3. Carver was also a talented painter, writer, and humanitarian. He even sang, crocheted, knitted, and did needlework.
4. He never married.
5. He was 78 when he died, and he left his life savings of $60,000 to the Carver Museum and the George Washington Carver Foundation.
6. Quote - There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation -- veneer isn't worth anything.
7. Quote - When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.