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This volume is dedicated to my Wife, Margaret James Washington, and to my Brother, John H. Washington, whose patience, fidelity and hard work have gone far to make the work at Tuskegee successful.
Booker T.
Washington
Up from Slavery: An Autobiography
 
Booker T. Washington
 
The son of a slave, Booker Taliaferro Washington worked his way out the salt furnaces and coal mines to develop the esteemed Tuskegee Institute. This autobiographical work demonstrates his forceful and potent voice in the fight for African-American equality in turn-of-the-century America.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record  Preface
NEW YORK: DOUBLEDAY, PAGE, 1901
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2000
 
 
  1. A Slave Among Slaves
  2. Boyhood Days
  3. The Struggle for an Education
  4. Helping Others
  5. The Reconstruction Period
  6. Black Race and Red Race
  7. Early Days at Tuskegee
  8. Teaching School in a Stable and a Hen-House
  9. Anxious Days and Sleepless Nights
  10. A Harder Task Than Making Bricks Without Straw
  11. Making Their Beds Before They Could Lie on Them
  12. Raising Money
  13. Two Thousand Miles for a Five-Minute Speech
  14. The Atlanta Exposition Address
  15. The Secret of Success in Public Speaking
  16. Europe
  17. Last Words


 
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