1877 Begins school in Neosho, Missouri Attends high school in Minneapolis, Kansas Attends Iowa State College of Agricultural and Mechanical Arts Graduates from Iowa State College with a degree in. agriculture; joins the staff. Receives master’s degree in agriculture from Iowa state; becomes director of agriculture at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama Begins issuing bulletins about his experiments. Becomes a consultant in agricultural research for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Is awarded the Spingarn Medal from the NAACP. Opens George Washington Carver Museum in a ceremony with Henry Ford Dies on January 5 in Tuskegee, Alabama.