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Booker T. Washington : the wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915

Author: Louis R Harlan
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1983.
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A chronicle of Washington's last fifteen years reviews his accomplishments and explains how he gained strong political influence.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Booker T Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis R Harlan
ISBN: 0195032020 9780195032024 0195042298 9780195042290
OCLC Number: 8845633
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 1984.
American Historical Association Albert A. Beveridge Award, 1983.
Bancroft Prize, 1984.
Description: xiv, 548 p. : ill., port. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Partners of convenience: Washington and Roosevelt --
Black intellectuals and the Boston riot --
Conference at Carnegie Hall --
Damming Niagara --
Family matters --
Other people's money --
Tuskegee's people --
Other people's schools --
Up from serfdom --
A white man's country --
Provincial man of the world --
Atlanta and Brownsville --
Brownsville ghouls --
Black politics in the Taft era --
Washington and the rise of the NAACP --
Night of violence --
Outside looking in --
Gonna lay down my burden.
Responsibility: Louis R. Harlan.
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A chronicle of Washington's last fifteen years reviews his accomplishments and explains how he gained strong political influence.

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