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Carter Godwin Woodson

Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875–1950, African-American educator, b. New Canton, Va. Retiring from teaching (1922), he helped organize (1915) and devoted his time to the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History. He founded and edited the group's publication, the Journal of Negro History.

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