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Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington, the most recognized national leader, orator and educator, emerged from slavery in the deep south, to work for the betterment of African Americans in the post Reconstruction period.

Up From Slavery is an autobiography of Booker T. Washingtons life and work, which has been the source of inspiration for all Americans. Washington reveals his inner most thoughts as he transitions from ex-slave to teacher and founder of one of the most important schools for African Americans in the south, The Tuskegee Industrial Institute.
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Up From Slavery; A 7 part documentary

Booker T. Washington - The author and narrator of Up From Slavery. Read an in-depth analysis of Booker T. Washington. Miss Olivia A. Davidson - Washington’s second wife and the head teacher at the Tuskegee Institute.
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Booker T. Washington is the narrator of the book. In the book, he shares his life story, from his early years in slavery to the height of his career as president of the Tuskegee Institute, renowned orator, and spokesman for the black race. Washington's mother was the plantation cook. She had three children: Washington, his older brother John, and his younger sister Amanda. Despite the family's poverty, she also adopted an orphan boy, James. Washington comments about how much his mother supported his education.

John Washington is Booker T. Washington’s brother. With the help of Washington’s instruction, John was able to get an education at the Hampton Institute and eventually serve as Superintendent of Industries at Tuskegee. Washington believes that Mr. Campbell, despite his former slave.
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Booker Taliaferro Washington

This volume is the outgrowth of a series of articles, dealing with incidents in my life, which were published consecutively in the Outlook. While they were appearing in that magazine I was constantly surprised at the number of requests which came to me from all parts of the country, asking that the articles be permanently preserved in book form. I am most grateful to the Outlook for permission to gratify these requests. I have tried to tell a simple, straightforward story, with no attempt at embellishment. My regret is that what I have attempted to do has been done so imperfectly.

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  1. Born a slave just before the Civil War, Washington is known only as Booker though his mother had bestowed the middle name on him as well.

  2. Up From Slavery study guide contains a biography of Booker T. Washington, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a.

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