The Tar Baby and the Tomahawk: Race and Ethnic Images in American Children's Literature, 1880-1939

Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie (1835 - 1919), American industrialist, entrepreneur and philanthropist, earned his fortune in the steel industry. He is celebrated for his success in helping bring about the triumph of industrial capitalism at the turn of the twentieth century. A friend and admirer of Harris, Carnegie visited Harris at the Wren’s Nest in 1906. Carnegie helped fund Uncle Remus’s Magazine, of which Harris was editor.