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Booker T. Washington by Thomas Amper

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 1-2

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FormatSchool & Library Binding
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Open LibraryOL9403131M
ISBN 100613681975
ISBN 109780613681971

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Two great leaders of the black community in the late 19th and 20th century were W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington. However, they sharply disagreed on strategies for black social and economic. Jun 09,  · Booker T. Washington threw himself and his students into forming the fledgling Tuskeegee—working to build the physical campus while studying a . Interesting Facts about Booker T. Washington. He was the first African-American man on a U.S. postage stamp. The "T" stands for Taliaferro, a name given to him by his mother. Booker recruited the famous plant scientist, George Washington Carver, to come and teach at his school. His father was a white plantation owner. Booker never met him. Oct 28,  · Booker T. Washington bio.