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Booker T. Washington : the making of a Black leader, 1856-1901

Author: Louis R Harlan
Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the African American educator's climb to fame and power from his lowly beginnings in a Virginia log cabin in 1865 to a celebrated dinner at the White House in 1901.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis R Harlan
OCLC Number: 514696
Awards: Bancroft Prize, 1973.
Description: xi, 379 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: In the bulrushes --
Boy --
Great white father --
Unto the hills --
The burning bush --
Way down in Egypt land --
Bricks and straw --
Another part of the forest --
A family man --
Drifting --
A separate peace --
The self-made image --
The Tuskegee machine --
Master of the Tuskegee plantation --
Dark clouds and silver linings --
Dinner at the White House. Volume 1. The making of a Black leader, 1856-1901 --
Volume 2. The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915.
Responsibility: Louis R. Harlan.

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Traces the African American educator's climb to fame and power from his lowly beginnings in a Virginia log cabin in 1865 to a celebrated dinner at the White House in 1901.

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