Black pioneers of science and invention

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Harcourt, Brace & World, 1970 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 181 pages
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Accounts of fourteen Black Americans who made great contributions to science and industry, including Benjamin Banneker, George Washington Carver, and Elijah McCoy.

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So far seems to be a great resource for young people re: intellectual giants of the 18th to 20th century. Some (like Charles Drew and GW Carver) are already known by many, but I look forward to reading about a number of new scientists. Read full review


Benjamin Banneker
Norbert Rillieux
Jan Earnst Matzeliger

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About the author (1970)

DR. LOUIS HABER had a long and distinguished career teaching science. An adjunct professor at Pace University and Lehman College, he held graduate degrees in both science and education. He died in 1988.