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Carter G. Woodson


Carter G. Woodson, who is known as the "Father of Black History," died in Washington, D. C. on April 3, 1950.

Learn more:
"C. G. Woodson, Educator, Dies"
Early Negro Education in West Virginia, by Carter G. Woodson
Sources on Carter G. Woodson
Carter G. Woodson Highway Historical Marker
Photographs of Carter G. Woodson and Family


On This Day in West Virginia History: April

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