George Washington Carver School
@ New Georgia Encyclopedia
DescriptionPhotograph of Henry Ford (top row, second from left) posing with students from the George Washington Carver School in Richmond Hill, Georgia, around 1940. Students pose on the steps of the school with Ford and several teachers. Ford, who made Richmond Hill his winter residence during the 1930s and 1940s, built the school for African Americans as part of his effort to improve educational opportunities for Richmond Hill residents.