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Julian Francis Abele

Jul 31st, 2010 | By
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1881-1950 Julian Francis Abele was an architect who designed hundreds of important buildings without receiving due recognition during his lifetime. He was the first African American student to graduate from the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Architecture, and is revered today as the premier black American architect. A Brilliant Young Architect Abele was born in
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George Washington Carver

Jun 11th, 2010 | By
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1864? – 1943  George Washington Carver was an agricultural scientist and educator of international reputation, whose work had a critical impact on the agrarian economy of the post-Civil War Southern U.S.  He revolutionized the prevailing system of reliance on cotton and tobacco, while creating hundreds of new products based on alternative crops that found ready
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