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Part 2 - N«» Relative* Dr. Carver never patented any cf...
N«» Relative* Dr. Carver never patented any cf his discoveries. He Was never mtt* ricd and left no relatives. In 1040. he gave $33,000—what was left of his life savings after a bank failure —to cerate a foundation to pernetu* ate research in creative chemistry. He was born of slave parents on the plantation of Moses carver near Diamond Grove Mo., in 1364. Night riders kidnaped him and his mother while he was still a baby. Mis muster ransomed him for a $300 Horse, but his mother already had been sold by her abductors and he never saw her again. From the plantation whpre he was born, he went to Minneapolis, Kan., and obtained a grammar and high school education while supporting himself. He enrolled at the University of Iowa, but it refused to let him enter when it found out that he was a negro. He spent the winter laundering laundering students' clothes, and the following following fall enrolled at Simpson college, college, Indianola, la. Three years later, he wtnt to Iowa

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  1. Freeport Journal-Standard,
  2. 06 Jan 1943, Wed,
  3. Page 16


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