9:15 AM, January 6, 2012

On Saturday, January 7, at 3 p.m., the Special Collections and Archives Department will host a panel discussion on the life of Dr. George Washington Carver, the renowned scientist, teacher, and humanitarian of Tuskegee University.

Mark Hersey of Mississippi State University and Gary Kramer of the State Historical Society of Missouri, both Carver biographers, will serve on the panel, along with Dana Chandler, archivist at Tuskegee University.

Auburn University, Tuskegee University, the National Park Service, and Eastern National partnered to sponsor this program, which is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

The Special Collections and Archives Department is located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

For further information on related activities at the Carver Museum in Tuskegee, contact Park Ranger Shirley Baxter at (334) 727-3200 or by e-mail at shirley_k_baxter@nps.gov .

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