George Washington Carver School

Henry Ford (top row, second from left), who made Richmond Hill his winter residence during the 1930s and 1940s, poses with students from the George Washington Carver School around 1940. Ford built the school for African Americans as part of his effort to improve educational opportunities for Richmond Hill residents.

Courtesy of Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village Collections

Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries