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Book/Printed Material Address of Booker T. Washington, principal of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama

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Title

  • Address of Booker T. Washington, principal of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama : delivered at the opening of the Cotton States and International Exposition, at Atlanta, Ga., September 18, 1895 ; with a letter of congratulation from the President of the United States.

Summary

  • Washington says that business offers the African American great opportunity in the South and that African Americans must start at the bottom of the economic scale before moving up to so-called higher occupations. He also calls upon white southerners to work with African Americans for the common good of both races.

Names

  • Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915.
  • Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906, inscriber.
  • Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.).
  • Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Susan B. Anthony Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [Atlanta, Ga. : s.n., 1895]

Headings

  • -  African Americans--Employment
  • -  African Americans--Segregation

Genre

  • Addresses--Georgia--Atlanta--1895

Notes

  • -  Includes signed letter from President Grover Cleveland. -- P. 3.
  • -  "Signed article in New York World by Hon. Clark Howell, editor Atlanta Constitution, September 19, 1895." -- P. 4.
  • -  Imprint from Classified catalogue.
  • -  LC copy annotated in ink on t.p.: Tuskegee, Ala. 1895.
  • -  Classified catalogue of the Negro collection in the Collis P. Huntington Library, Hampton Institute, 4860
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site and in the Alabama Textual Materials Collection, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History Digital Collections Web site.
  • -  Inscribed by Anthony: Susan B. Anthony, Rochester, N.Y. Jan 1. 1903.
  • -  LAC knj 2022-06-29 no edits (1 card)
  • -  LAC knj 2022-07-22 update (1 card)

Medium

  • 11 p. ; 19 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • E449 .D16 vol. C, no. 15
  • HD8081.A65 W355 1895 Signed by former owner Susan B. Anthony.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 90898322

Online Format

  • image
  • online text
  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Washington, Booker T, Susan B Anthony, Cotton States Exposition, Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection, and Susan B. Anthony Collection. Address of Booker T. Washington, principal of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama: delivered at the opening of the Cotton States and International Exposition, at Atlanta, Ga.,; with a letter of congratulation from the President of the United States. [Atlanta, Ga.: s.n, 1895] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898322/.

APA citation style:

Washington, B. T., Anthony, S. B., Cotton States Exposition, Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection & Susan B. Anthony Collection. (1895) Address of Booker T. Washington, principal of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama: delivered at the opening of the Cotton States and International Exposition, at Atlanta, Ga.,; with a letter of congratulation from the President of the United States. [Atlanta, Ga.: s.n] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898322/.

MLA citation style:

Washington, Booker T, et al. Address of Booker T. Washington, principal of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama: delivered at the opening of the Cotton States and International Exposition, at Atlanta, Ga.,; with a letter of congratulation from the President of the United States. [Atlanta, Ga.: s.n, 1895] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898322/>.