George Washington Carver, who was born a slave, lived a fruitful life of service to others because he knew the secret of returning good for evil. ~ to read a 1-minute devotion about this man, click the image and when it enlarges, click again.
George Washington Carver changed lunchtime sandwiches forever when he invented peanut butter. Born a slave, Carver didn’t attend college until he was 30 years old, but he went on to create 400 new uses for peanuts, soybeans, sweet potatoes, and pecans
George Washington Carver (1864-1943), was an American scientist, botanist, educator, and inventor. He is believed to have been born into slavery in Missouri in January 1864. Carver's reputation is based on his research into and promotion of alternative crops to cotton, such as peanuts, soybeans and sweet potatoes, which also aided nutrition for farm families. Carver's work on peanuts was intended to provide an alternative crop. He was recognized for his many achievements and talents.
Martha Washington (1731-1802) America's first First Lady from 1789-1797. Her marriage to President George Washington was her second. Martha was known for interceding on behalf of those in need, especially veterans of the Revolutionary War.