Black Pioneers of Science and Invention
A readable, perceptive account of the lives of fourteen gifted innovators who have played important roles in scientific and industrial progress. The achievements of Benjamin Banneker, Granville T. Woods, George Washington Carver, and others have made jobs easier, saved countless lives, and in many cases, altered the course of history.
Includes a bibliography and an index.
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JAN EARNST MATZELIGER
GRANVILLE T WOODS
LEWIS HOWARD LATIMER
GARRETT A MORGAN
GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER
PERCY LAVON JULIAN
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