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Raleigh H. Merritt (Raleigh Howard)
From Captivity to Fame or The Life of George Washington Carver.
Boston, Mass.: Meador Pub. Co., 1929.
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This picture shows two students engaged at work in the creamery. This creamery has modern equipment, and the management employs a large force of students, who get practical experience by working, and at the same time earn something to defray expenses while in school.
Tuskegee and the entire community are served with milk from this creamery every morning, just as people are served in large cities.

This shows Dr. Carver as he appeared while on one of his paintings, one of his pastime side lines.

Dr. Carver is shown at work in his laboratory, extracting milk and various products from the peanut.

This picture shows Dr. Carver, actively engaged at work in his laboratory, which is one of the best equipped laboratories in the country.

Experiment Station Work, an exhibit of a county fair showing the results of correct soil improvement methods, or how to build up worn out soils.

Yes, this is milk and cream, and it is as good or better than cow's milk. This is the result of one of Dr. Carver's extractions from the common peanut.

A small sketch of the Tuskegee Institute Farm, and also the pasture on which the dairy cows are grazing.

A display of the Truck Garden during the Farmers' Conference at Tuskegee, December 7, 1928.

This group is composed of representatives of progressive farmers from various states, attending the Annual Negro Farmers' Conference at Tuskegee Institute, December 1928. Certificate of Merit Men are:
Left to Right, J. S. Seale, Philadelphia, Mississippi; Chris Oliver and wife, Snowdown, Ala.; P. L. Anderson, Boley, Okla.; John C. Claybrooks, Simsboro, Ark.

A group of members of the Carver School Farm Club, snapped as they paused a few minutes, while working on the Carver School Farm, Young, Miss.; (Route 1, Lumberton) Saturday, July 14, 1920.

This beautiful silver cup, gold lined, 14 inches high and 6 inches across the top, bears the following inscription:
"Presented to Dr. Geo. W. Carver, by N. C. Negro Farmers Congress February 8, 1922, for distinguished Scientific Research."
This was given at the expiration of an eight days' tour through North Carolina, lecturing on the possibilities of the sweet potato. He had with him the 118 different products.

The above picture is a small sketch of the swine-herd, at Tuskegee Institute. The pigs are grazing on a vegetable crop, which illustrates one of the many ways of raising thorough-bred hogs with little money.