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Up from Slavery: The Incredible Life Story of Booker T. Washington - by Booker T Washington (Paperback)

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  • "Up from Slavery" is the autobiography of Booker T. Washington sharing his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton Institute, to his work establishing vocational schools--most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama--to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps.
  • Author(s): Booker T Washington
  • 116 Pages
  • Biography + Autobiography, Educators

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"Up from Slavery" is the autobiography of Booker T. Washington sharing his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton Institute, to his work establishing vocational schools--most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama--to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps. Booker Taliaferro Washington (1856 - 1915) was an American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African-American community. Washington was from the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery and became the leading voice of the former slaves and their descendants. Contents: - A Slave Among Slaves - Boyhood Days - The Struggle For An Education - Helping Others - The Reconstruction Period - Black Race And Red Race - Early Days At Tuskegee - Teaching School In A Stable And A Hen-House - Anxious Days And Sleepless Nights - A Harder Task Than Making Bricks Without Straw - Making Their Beds Before They Could Lie On Them - Raising Money - Two Thousand Miles For A Five-Minute Speech - The Atlanta Exposition Address - The Secret Of Success In Public Speaking - Europe - Last Words
Dimensions (Overall): 9.0 Inches (H) x 6.0 Inches (W) x .24 Inches (D)
Weight: .36 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Sub-Genre: Educators
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Number of Pages: 116
Publisher: Madison & Adams Press
Format: Paperback
Author: Booker T Washington
Language: English
Street Date: October 15, 2019
TCIN: 81046165
UPC: 9788027334049
Item Number (DPCI): 247-70-3565
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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