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Collection Reference Number GLC05508.064
From Archive Folder Collection of documents relating to religion and spirituality 1861-1944 
Title Letter from George Washington Carver to Charles White answering some questions
Date 26 November 1924
Author Carver, George Washington (ca. 1864-1943)  
Recipient White, Charles  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Carver answers five questions posed by White. He writes that he is comforted by reading the Bible; that God supplies strength for living (quoting Philippians 4:19); that he always asks for God's direction whenever he begins a task or journey; and that living according to the Golden Rule would bring an end to war.
Subjects African American History  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Science and Technology  Religion  Peace  Morality and Ethics  
People Carver, George Washington (ca. 1864-1943)  
Place written Tuskegee Institute, Alabama
Theme Religion; African Americans; Science, Technology, Invention
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information George Washington Carver was an African American inventor and botanist, who promoted alternative crops to cotton for southern farmers, such as peanuts, sweet potatoes and soybeans.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945