Category Archives: Issac Scott Hathaway

I Wish I Could See the Original Designs for The George Washington Carver Coin

When I found out that the original designs for the George Washington Carver coin were rejected I have been searching for pictures of them. If you read the earlier posts you know that Issac Scott Hathaway did the design for … Continue reading

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African American Coins-Issac Scott Hathaway and George Washington Carver Worked Together

An interesting fact: In 1943,Issac Scott Hathaway sculpted his first bust of George Washington Carver. The original bust stood twelve inches tall. Hathaway and George Washington Carver taught at Tuskegee at the same time, and their friendship developed over Hathaway’s … Continue reading

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Isaac Scott Hathaway-The First African American to Design a US Coin

One day a young boy went to the museum with is mom. He looked at the artistic sculpture and wondered why there was no pieces representing African Americans. It was then that he decided that he would become an Artist … Continue reading

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