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Carver: A Life in Poems Chapter Summary & Analysis - Letter to Mrs. Hardwick to Moton Field Summary

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Letter to Mrs. Hardwick to Moton Field Summary

"Letter to Mrs. Hardwick" discusses how Carver writes a letter to Hardwick's new wife in December 1934. He says Jim never mentioned his marriage to him. So Carver is in shock. He thinks about Jim's joy and how they will never share marriage as a relation point.

"Baby Carver" discusses how in 1935 Austin W. Curtis becomes Carver's assistant. Potential assistants come in and out and Carver is not happy with any of them. Carver prefers to work alone than with young scientists who do not know what they are doing. Austin Curtis comes and impresses him. Carver writes to Curtis' father saying Curtis is more like a son than an assistant. Curtis has the nickname "Baby Carver."

"Mineralogy" discusses how Henry Ford, famed car maker, dedicates The George Washington Carver Museum at Tuskegee in 1941. Ford wants...

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