The Booker T. Washington Papers: The autobiographical writings

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University of Illinois Press, 1972 - African Americans - 469 pages
 

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Contents

CONTENTS
xl
n Boyhood in West Virginia
15
1v How the First Six Years after Graduation from Hampton
24
1x Invited to Deliver a Lecture at Fisk University
61
The Speech at the Opening of the Cotton States Exposition
67
xn Honored by Harvard University
93
The Story of My Life and Work 19oo 1
106
Cuban Education and the Chicago Peace Jubilee Address
118
The Struggle for an Education
236
Helping Others
247
The Reconstruction Period
256
Early Days at Tuskegee
271
Teaching School in a Stable and a HenHouse
278
Anxious Days and Sleepless Nights
286
A Harder Task than Making Bricks without Straw
294
Raising Money
309

xv1 The Visit of President William McKinley to Tuskegee
127
x1x The West Virginia and Other Receptions after European
155
The Movement for a Permanent Endowment
164
xx1 A Description of the Work of the Tuskegee Institute
172
Origin and Work
180
xxm Looking Backward
195
Up from Slavery 1 9o 1 2 1 1
215
Boyhood Days
226
Two Thousand Miles for a FiveMinute Speech
319
The Secret of Success in Public Speaking
341
Europe
357
Last Words
371
A LETTER TO THE EDITORS OF THE Southern Workman
389
AN EXTRACT FROM THE PRIVILEGE OF SERVICE
398
INDEX
459
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