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by Washington, Booker T.

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Overview

TitleUp from slavery
Author / Responsible partyWashington, Booker T.
CollectionNonfiction
GenreBiography.
TopicsBiography. Slavery. Washington, Booker T., -- 1856-1915. African Americans -- Biography. Educators -- United States -- Biography.
RestrictionsYes
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd. [Association for the Blind of WA]
Published2018

Summary

Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington sharing his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton Institute, to his work establishing the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama to help black people learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves up by the bootstraps. He reflects on the generosity of both teachers and philanthropists who helped in educating blacks and Native Americans. He describes his efforts to instill manners, breeding, health and a feeling of dignity to students.

Additional Information

descriptiondata
System control numberE13481
Original Print PublisherUnited States : Doubleday & Co., 1901
Narrator NameMark Nelson.
Participant or performer noteMark Nelson.
Narrators GenderMale narrator