Louis R. Harlan is professor of history at the University of Maryland. He is the author of Separate and Unequal: Public School Campaigns and Racism in the Southern Seaboard States, 1901-1915 (1958), and Booker T. Washington: The Making of a Black Leader, 1856-1901 (1972). John W. Blassingame is assistant professor of history and acting chairman of Afro-American Studies at Yale University. He is editor of New Perspectives on Black Studies (1971) and author of The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the American South (1972).
Booker T. Washington Papers Volume 1, Volumes 1-14